2010-11-04 / Obituaries

Joyce K. Bookheimer

Hustontown, 63

Joyce Kay Bookheimer, 63, Hustontown, died at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at her home.

Born February 4, 1947, in Hustontown, she was the daughter of the late Clyde R. and Margaret L. (Shaw) Hann.

She is survived by her longtime companion, Fredric Knepper, who resides at home.

She is survived by three children: Rick Bookheimer and wife Christina of Onekama, Mich.; Tina Ford and husband Brian of Wells Tannery; and Troy Bookheimer of Hustontown; four stepchildren: Milton Knepper of Hustontown; Melinda Clark, of Jasper, Ala.; Monica Mellott and Mark Knepper, both of Hustontown; 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Doris E. Strait and Lois M. Strait, both of McConnellsburg, Pa.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Kay Bookheimer, and a sister, Janet Shehan.

She attended Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall.

She was a homemaker. In earlier years, she had worked as a school bus driver in Roxbury, Pa., and also worked at the former Hann’s Gulf Station in Hustontown.

She was a 1965 graduate of Forbes Road High School, Waterfall.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 30, 2010, at M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown. Pastor Betty Secrest officiated. Interment was in Hustontown Cemetery.

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