2018-02-08 / Obituaries

Joy J. Anderson

McConnellsburg, 73

Joy J. Anderson, 73, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg.

Born January 8, 1945, at Everett, Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Wayne H. “Pete” and Mary Ruth (Wallace) Schwartz.

She was first married to Joseph Calhoun Murdock on October 27, 1963. He preceded her in death November 17, 2007. She later married A. Ray Anderson April 18, 2009. He survives of State College, Pa.

She is survived by two children: Joseph C. Murdock Jr. and wife Nancy, Carrollton, Va., and Joan D. Mellott and husband Joseph, McConnellsburg; two stepchildren: Ruth Fenton and husband Ed, State College, Pa., and David Anderson and wife Ellen, Palmyra, Pa.; three grandchildren: Cassandra Urban and husband Lee; David Mellott and fiancé Ariana Stewart; and Leah Mellott; four step-grandchildren: Jessica Marsh, Adam Fenton, Karina Anderson and Beth Anderson; and two greatgrandchildren: Alexander Mellott and Anya Urban.

She was a member of Knobsville Church of the Brethren.

She was retired from Central Fulton School District where she had worked as a secretary. Also she worked many years at Elvey’s Florist at Knobsville.

She was a tireless volunteer worker who worked extensively with many local agencies. She assisted with the Area on Aging, Truck Stop Ministries, Bible Release Program and Camp Joy-El, along with many others.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 3, at Knobsville Church of the Brethren. Pastor Chris Elliott and Pastor Roger Myers officiated. Interment was at Knobsville Cemetery.

M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Joy- El, 3741 Joy-EL Drive, Greencastle, PA 17255-9001.

Online contributions and further information may be obtained at funeralfinder.com.

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