Mr. Joseph C. Shrowang

Mr. Joseph C. Shrowang, 86, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home in Newnan. He was born June 15, 1927, in Lostant, Illinois, to the late Carl Schrowang and Regina Hoppo Schrowang. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his five siblings.

Joe lived in Orange County, California, for many years before moving to Newnan fifteen years ago. He was a longtime meat cutter for Vons Supermarkets in California.

The memorial Mass is Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church with Father Henry Atem officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Hollis Township, Illinois. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to either: Coweta Pregnancy Services, 29 Brown St., Newnan, GA 30263 or to St. George Catholic Church, 771 Roscoe Rd, Newnan, GA 30263.

Condolences can be expressed online at

Survivors include wife, Lenore Rees Schrowang; daughter, Paula Rice; and grandchildren, Brian Rice and Sara Rice.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580

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