Joanne M. Fidler

June 1, 1939 - January 10, 2021

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Joanne M. Fidler, age 81, of New Haven, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 peacefully at home. She was born June 1, 1939 in Willard to the late Cecil and Marjorie Smith. Joanne and her husband were previous owner and operators of Fids Gas and Fids Drive Thru in Plymouth for many years. She enjoyed going to dog races with her family and friends, turkey shooting and playing cards.

Joanne is survived by her husband Howard (Jim) Fidler and her two children Kathy Fidler of Plymouth and Mike (Angie) Fidler of New Haven. Grandchildren Benjamin Timson, Jacob (Jessica) Fidler, Grant Fidler and Samantha Kamann and great grandchildren Jackson, Nolan, Marley and Scarlet Fidler.

Joanne was preceded in death by her son-in-law Brian Timson, brother and sister-in-law Edward and Shirley Heckman and her parents Cecil and Marjorie Smith.

Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements. There will be no calling hours or funeral at this time and she will be buried at the Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 907 West State Street, Fremont, OH 43420. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Ken and Kathy Shearer - Jan 13, 2021
Jim we are so sorry to hear about Joanne passing she was a wonderful person and will be missed deeply! We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Michelle (Montgomery) Vladiff - Jan 13, 2021
I’m so sorry for the family’s loss. I have so many wonderful memories of Joanne over the years. She was truly loved and will be missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Mickie
Roy and Deb Crose - Jan 12, 2021
Jim and family, so sorry to hear about Joanne. Sending Hugs, Love and Prayers to you and the family.
Ron and Cindy Perkins - Jan 12, 2021
We will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Sherry Fidler and family - Jan 12, 2021
During these difficult times, may you take comfort in knowing we share your grief. Joanne was a special person and will be missed by all who knew her.
Dale and Peggy Humphrey - Jan 12, 2021
Kathy and Mike, we are saddened to hear of your mom's passing. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Dawn Shaarda Etheridge - Jan 11, 2021
I am so sorry to hear. She was a beautiful lady and a wonderful neighbor. My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you.
Jeni and Jim Shaver - Jan 11, 2021
Kathy, Mike and families. We are sorry for the loss of your mom. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Beth & Ed Phillips - Jan 11, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
Krista Burkett - Jan 11, 2021
Kathy, Ben, Jim and Mike I am so sorry for your loss and truly know that all the well wishes do not make you feel better now! But know that your whole family is very loved by many people and yourMom, spouse and Grandmother touched lots of lives! Me and David will miss her and her beautiful smile! Love to you and yours! David and Krista Burkett
Trish Palmer Tarr - Jan 11, 2021
I am so sorry to hear about Joannie! So many fond memories of her being a New Haven kid. Rest in peace! You will be missed.
Jim Garrett - Jan 11, 2021
My condolences to you all. Jim ,Kathy and Mike....Joanne was such a wonderful person,so easy to talk to and such a light in this world. She will be missed and loved forever more.
Peggy Opatken - Jan 11, 2021
Sorry to hear about your grandmother jacob
Polly Cornell - Jan 11, 2021
Kathy and family, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was so sweet and I always enjoyed talking to her. I know how much you will miss her. You will be in my thoughts and prayers now and in the difficult days ahead. Love, Polly