Mrs. Joan P. Bergendahl

  • Born: August 27, 1938
  • Died: November 30, 2020
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

6230 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120

Tel. (215) 224-6300

Tribute & Message From The Family


Joan P. Bergendahl of Philadelphia passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020. Joan was born on August 27, 1938. She was 82 years old. Joan was the youngest of 13 children born to the late Andrew and Ella Berkelback.
Joan enjoyed dancing, cooking, making people laugh and most of all spending time with her family.
Joan is preceeded in death by her husband Bill to whom she was married 59 years. Joan and Bill did everything together so it is not surprising that she reunited with him three weeks after his passing. Joan is survived by: her daughter's Trisha J. Bracey and Theresa L. Gonzalez. Her grandchildren: Nicholas Bracey (Fiancé Ann), Christy Bracey, Brittany Gonzalez (Fiancé Marcus) Brandon Gonzalez and her great grandchildren: Sean, Shea, Penelope, Damon, Richard and Gracie Mae.
Services for Joan are private. Memorial contributions in memory of Joan may be made to the America Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. Family services are entrusted under the care of Geitner- Givnish 215-224-6300.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Rest in Peace Aunt Joan! I will miss YOU so much and all of your love, laughter and kindness! I love you -- I know you are at peace now with all of our angels in Heaven!

Posted by Terri Siebels - Philadelphia, PA - Family   December 04, 2020

I laugh out loud, always, when I think of Mrs. Bergandahl. Huge heart and great sense of humor. For 43 years, I haven't looked at a dog cookie the same.

Posted by Michele Sperling (Bruno) - Philadelphia - Family Friend   December 03, 2020

Will miss you Aunt Joan Love ❤ you Prayers to all

Posted by Gladys Ann Nemchik - Talking Rock, GA - Family   December 03, 2020


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