Obituary Notice: Joan R. Morgan

Joan R. Morgan, 83 of Clearfield died on Oct. 4, 2011 at her residence.

She was born on June 16, 1928 in Clearfield, a daughter of the late James and Pearl (Spence) McDivitt.

Joan, a devoted sister, wife and mother, was a homemaker and enjoyed working outside in her flower garden.  She was a volunteer at the Clearfield Hospital and was also employed at Sears Roebuck.  For many years, she enjoyed getting together with friends for couples and ladies card clubs; most of all she enjoyed spending time with family and friends whom she loved and appreciated deeply.  She was methodist by faith.

She is survived by a daughter:

     Denise A. Rowles and husband Jeffrey                             Clearfield


      Vickie L. Morgan                                                               Clearfield

Three grandchildren:

      Rebecca Ann Morgan                                                       Brooklyn, NY

      Matthew A. Morgan                                                         Pittsburgh

      Adam T. Rowles                                                                Clearfield 

 A sister:

      Nancy Hampton and husband Richard                             Reading 

And a brother:

      John ‘Butch’ McDivitt and wife Carlie                              Lawrenceville

A sister-in-law:

      Margie McDivitt                                                               Harrisburg 

And several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Thomas Morgan on March 25, 1997; a son, Mark A. Morgan who preceded her in death on August 24, 1993, a brother Richard McDivitt and infant brother.

Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Richard Hampton officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Clearfield.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh PA 15235 or to the charity of one’s choice. 

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