Joan Neff Reish May 29, 1941 March 6, 2013 Joan Neff Reish, 72, of State College, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. A daughter of the late Irvin and Florence (Bartley) Neff, she was born on May 29, 1941, in State College. On April 19, 1967, she married George C. Reish, who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2002. Joan was a 1958 graduate of State College High School. She worked as a secretary for Penn State University. She was a member of the Filmore United Methodist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Diane Gordon, and her husband, Greg, of Bellefonte; three sisters, Kathryn, Shirley and Louise; three brothers, James, Robert and Malcolm; and one step-granddaughter, Chelsi. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Donald. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Filmore United Methodist Church, 262 Buffalo Run Rd, Bellefonte, with the Rev. Calvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Meyer Cemetery, Benner Township. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service Inc., Bellefonte. Online condolences may be made at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Mar. 8, 2013