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May 30, 2014
Joan Quirk, 81, of Cumbola, passed away Friday morning at her residence.
Born in New Philadelphia, Oct. 6, 1932, she was a daughter of the late William and Dorothy Marchetti Deem.
Joan was a graduate of the former Blythe Township High School, New Philadelphia, and Pottsville School of Nursing. She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, and their choir. She was employed as a registered nurse and retired after 43 years with Pottsville Hospital as a dietary supervisor.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Deem.
Joan is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Emmett Quirk, Cumbola; two daughters, Jayne and her husband, Blaine Crowther, Barboursville, Va., and Nancy Quirk, Cumbola; two sisters, Dorothy Dooley, Harrisburg, and Arlene Weis, Middleport; and two grandchildren, Ashleigh and Derek.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner as celebrant. Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Interment will be in Holy Family Cemetery, New Philadelphia.
Bartashus Funeral Home
63 Kimber St
New Philadelphia, PA 17959
Published in Republican & Herald on May 31, 2014