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Joan M. Chambers, 84 – Pottsville High Class of 1953

Joan M. Chambers, 84, of Pottsville, passed away on Wednesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian St., Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, on May 25, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Ann M. (Buehler) Schenck.

She was a graduate of Pottsville High School Class of 1953 and a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville and a member of the former Mary Queen of Peace.

Joan worked as a sales clerk at Boscovs for 24 years, retiring in 2000.

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In her spare time she enjoyed gardening and doing word searches. Joan was an avid Phillies fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A., in 1990, and to whom she was married for 30 years and a sister, Carol A. Zelinsky.

Joan is survived by two sons: Frank W. Chambers, husband of Mindy; and Michael C. Chambers, all of Pottsville; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated and announced at a later date at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

Interment at a later date will take place in St. John #2 Cemetery, Pottsville.

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The family request contributions in Joan’s memory be sent to: Hillside SPCA P.O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home | Pottsville, PA.

To plant a tree in memory of Joan M. Chambers, visit the Tribute Store.

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