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Obituary for Mrs. Joan Thiessen

September 11, 2013
Buckingham, Pennsylvania

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Joan Thiessen of Buckingham was called home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2013, following a long battle with cancer.
Joan was the beloved wife of Werner Thiessen. They shared 56 years of marriage. Joan was 76. She was the devoted mother of Deborah Vilcheck of Chester, CT, Genevieve Rudy (Charles) of Doylestown, PA, Sharon Black of West Amwell, NJ, and William Thiessen of Albany, NY; and loving grandmother of seven grandchildren, C.J. Rudy (Melissa), Angela Rudy, Wesley Rudy, Andrew Black, IV, Shaelee Black, John Vilcheck, and Eric Vilcheck. Joan was preceded in death by newborn grandson, Thomas Rudy. Joan is also survived by her brother, Dr. David Simmons (Helen), and brother-in-laws, Iwan Thiessen (Aud) and John Thiessen; and many nieces and nephews. Joan was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Thurber, and sister-in-law, Sieg Hoyt.
The family wants to thank all who assisted in caring for Joan during her time on home hospice.
Family and friends are invited to Joan's Life Celebration, from 6-9M Friday at Leaver/Cable of Buckingham, 4886 York Rd., and Saturday, from 10-11AM at Neshaminy-Warwick Presbyterian Church, 1401 Meetinghouse Rd., Warminster, PA 18974 followed by her Funeral Service at 11AM. Interment will be private and held at Mechanicsville Cemetery immediately following service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Abington Hospice, 2510 Maryland Rd., Willow Wood Bldg., Suite 250, Willow Grove, PA 19090 in Mrs. Thiessen's memory.
"Be Still and know that I am God" Psalm 46:10
To share your fondest memories of Joan, please visit www.lifecelebration

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  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Abington Hospice, 2510 Maryland Rd., Willow Wood Bldg., Suite 250, Willow Grove, PA 19090 in Mrs. Thiessen's memory.

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Buckingham, PA 18912
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