Left, Alan Zaffiro, former mayor of Golf Manor with Sr. Joan DeChristopher; middle, Sister Joan DeChristopher with her proclamation certificate; Kelsey Eck photos. Right, Sisters Joan DeChristopher and Mary Garke riding in the parade. Dave Eck photo
Sister Joan DeChristopher was a grand marshal for the Golf Manor, Ohio, Fourth of July parade. She grew up in the village and she and Sister Mary Garke lived there for many years before recently moving to Dayton. Sister Joan was also given a proclamation from the village council designating July 10, 2016 as “Sister Joan DeChristopher Day” in the village.
Story by Dave Eck