Joyce Bracken

BRACKEN, Joyce Marie (Zack), 78, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

She was a long time resident of Wheeling, WV, and more recently of Dublin, OH.

Born in Binghamton, NY, she was a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Wheeling, a past board member of Wheeling Country Day School, and a member of the Junior League of Wheeling. She was an avid reader all her life, loved to ski and travel, and spend time with her beloved grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Margaret (Hamzik) Zack of Syracuse, NY.

Survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Dr. Samuel Bracken, and three children, Susan (Anthony) Redder of Powell, OH, Sam Bracken, III of La Grange, KY and Tom Bracken of Wheeling, WV; grandchildren Tommy Bracken, Lillian and Conor Redder. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014, at the Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 W. Olentangy St. (Powell Rd./St. Rt. 750/1/4 mile east of Sawmill Pkwy) Powell, OH 43065.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Curch, 10700 Liberty Rd., Powell, OH 43065.

Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday, February 10, 2014 at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Columbus Cancer Clinic Memorial Fund, 65 Ceramic Drive, Columbus, OH 43214-3063.

Condolences to www. rutherfordfuneralhomes. com.