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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Joan A. Pavell, 81 – Secretary at Tamaqua Area School District

Joan A. Pavell, 81, of Orwigsburg, and formerly of New Ringgold, died on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Orwigsburg.

She was the wife of the late Edward Pavell who died in 2014.

Born in Coaldale, PA on May 18, 1938, Joan was a daughter of the late Clifford and Lillian (nee Lechleitner) Neifert.

A 1955 graduate of Tamaqua High School, she worked as a secretary in Dr. Malishaucki’s office in Tamaqua and in the Tamaqua Junior High School office.

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Joan was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua.

Services private.

Memorials in her name may be made to:

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
200 Mauch Chunk St.
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Online condolences may be made at Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.

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