Obituary Notice: Joann Singer

Joann Singer, 69, of Gearhartville, Philipsburg, died Saturday Nov. 10, 2012 at home. Born April 25, 1943 in Philipsburg, she was the daughter of the late Theodore R. and Mary (Fry) Perks.

On Sept. 29, 1966 in Winchester, VA, she married Robert D. Singer, who survives at home.

She’s survived by one daughter, Penny Lynn Conklin and her husband, Charles of West Decatur; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Ralston and her husband, Joseph of Philipsburg; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Kay Perks of Gearhartville; one grandson, Cody Schneider; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Patty Lee Singer and a brother, Albert F. Perks Sr.

She was a graduate of Philipsburg High School and was of the Episcopal Faith

She was worked in the cafeteria at the Philipsburg-Osceola Junior High until her retirement.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Philipsburg Cemetery. There will be no public visitation.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Nathaniel D. Yingling Cancer Center,  815 Doctors Dr., Clearfield, PA 16830.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA 16866.

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