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 Joan S. <I>Pyke</I> Howe

Joan S. Pyke Howe

Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 4 Jun 2013 (aged 68)
Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 111818826 · View Source
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Joan S. Howe, 68, of Burlington, Pa., formally of Athens, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.

She was born on Jan. 26, 1945 in Malden, Mass., a daughter of the late Arthur R., Sr. and Mildred I. Swenson Pyke.

Joan enjoyed being outdoors and loved her Labrador Retrievers. She was always on the go and would help anyone in need. Joan and her husband traveled spending time doing children evangelism, using ventriloquism and felt graph for teaching. In 1979, they moved from Texas to Burlington, Pa., where they ran a custodial business, retiring in 2000.

She is predeceased by her husband Eugene S. Howe and sister Marjorie Cairens.

Joan is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Samuel and Marie Howe of Ashley, Pa.; grandchildren Jamie (Edward) Linski of Laceyville, Pa., Nicole (Nathan) Cassellbury of Monroeton, Pa., and Derek Fassett (Mandy Brown) of Towanda, Pa.; great-grandchildren Sammy Knolles, Aliya Fassett, Colten Linski, Kiera Cassellbury, and Cooper Linski; great-great-granddaughter Braelyn Cobb; sister Ruth Barnabe of Colorado; brother Arthur Pyke Jr. of Canada; niece Sara Diaz and several other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Woodlawn National Cemetery, 1825 Davis St., Elmira, N.Y., with the Rev. Chris Gray officiating from Greater Valley Assembly of God. The family is being assisted by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Athens, Pa.

Burial will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y.

Memorial donations may be made in Joan's memory to: Stray Haven, 194 Shephard Rd., Waverly, NY 14892.

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Published in Daily Review on June 5, 2013.

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