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Joan E. Streit

Obituary for Joan E. Streit

July 18, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Joan E., of Philadelphia and Johnstown PA, on​ Thursday, July 18, 2019​ at the age of 91. Joan was the loving wife of the late Charles W. Streit for ​ 37 ​years. Joan will be greatly missed by her siblings; Judith H​ine​s (late John), Joyce Bracken (late Edwin), and Morgan L. Lynn Adams. Joan leaves behind a legacy in her caring nieces and nephews; Lori Richardson (Ernest), Robin Putscher, Tammy Johnson (David), Edwin D. Bracken Jr. (Rebecca Bra​llier​), Bryan M. Bracken (Cheryl), and many more. Joan will also be greatly missed by her twelve great nieces and great nephews; Cameron Richardson, Conor Richardson, Chandler Richardson, Kristin Putscher, Kenneth Putscher, Kia Johnson, Ashley Johnson, Maegan Bracken, Tessia Bracken, Edwin D. Bracken III, Bryan M. Bracken Jr., and Christopher M. Bracken.

Joan graduated from Windber Nursing School in September 1949 and became a Board Certified Registered Nurse in February 1950. She enjoy fulfilling nursing career for 35+ years, working at hospitals throughout the country before settling in Philadelphia, PA.

Joan was a longtime member of Sweet Adeline's International, a worldwide organization of women singers. Through her membership with this independent nonprofit music education association Joan had the opportunity to travel abroad on many occasions.

Joan was happiest when​ visiting with family and friends. Joan often enjoyed​ reading and singing.

Joan will be remembered for her​ dedication to nursing.

Relatives and friends are invited to Joan's Life Celebration Graveside Service at Benshoff ​Hill ​Cemetery of Johnstown PA 15906 on Wednesday July 24t​ h at 1PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's memory to the ​Dementia Society of America, Doylestown, PA ​would be greatly appreciated.

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7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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