Joan M. Reedy, 80 – Devoted Gramma, Started Career Working with the CIA
Joan M. Reedy, 80, of Llewellyn, passed away Saturday morning at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest.
Joan was a devoted mother,gramma, and great gramma who doted on her family with unconditional love. She had a passion for genealogy and history and was very dedicated to her church.
Born in Valley View, she was a daughter of the late Ray P. and Katie S. Ney Fisher.
Joan was a 1956 graduate of Minersville High School and a 2001 graduate of the McGann School of Business. She started her career as an administrative assistant for the CIA in Washington D.C. in 1956. She worked for several local businesses as an office secretary, then retired from Diakon Community Services where she continued volunteering for several more years. She was a member of the Llewellyn Methodist Church. She taught Sunday School for 12 years and was a Board Member of the Llewellyn Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Robert P. Fisher and a sister Bernice Brigham.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Debra Campion and her husband Brian, Llewellyn, Penny Holland and her husband Jeff, Mandeville La., and Amy Purcell and her husband Ed, Phoenix Park; 8 grandchildren, Ashley Tempalski, Christopher Campion, Megan Barnes, Tyler Holland, Alexa Holland, Breanna Holland, Chad Purcell and Kayleigh Purcell; 2 great grandchildren, Jax Ruddy and Giana Tempalski; a sister LaRae Klouser, West West Terrace and a brother John Fisher, Milton, Pa.; nieces and nephews.
Private Services and interment will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville.
The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Joan to the Llewellyn Methodist Church, c/o 801 Pinewood Dr., Pottsville, Pa. 17901. Contributions will also be accepted at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Joan’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com.