This page is dedicated to informing our parishioner’s of recent death’s within our parish. The parish community of St. Joan of Arc extends our deepest sympathies to the families & friends of these individuals.
Kyle Aaron Powell, 20, of Nicktown, PA, formerly of Hershey, passed away on September 27, 2014.
He was born June 13, 1994 in Lancaster, PA.
Kyle is survived by; mother, Rachel (Nick Dumm, fiancé) Rinier of Hershey; father, Aaron (Dawn Matuson) Powell of Ephrata; brother, Kirk A. Powell; sister, Alexis Marie Davison; sister, Brooklyn Powell; brother, Jackson Powell; step-sister, Brittany Matuson; maternal grandparents; Charlie & Debbie Sutton; paternal grandparents, Walter & Faith Powell; as well as many aunts & uncles and cousins.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetInvolved/Donate.
Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., of Hershey, Pennsylvania, is handling the arrangements.
Source Link: http://obits.pennlive.com/obituaries/pennlive/obituary.aspx?n=kyle-aaron-powell&pid=172656185&fhid=28162
Imogene Smith Morris, 91, of Hershey, passed away on September 22, 2014 in her home, surrounded by her devoted family.
She was born August 15, 1923 in Uniontown, PA daughter of the late Harold and Imogene (Ash) Smith. In her early years, she was a child actress appearing in several episodes of "Our Gang".
Imogene was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Hershey. Other memberships and volunteer work include: serving on many local and state Republican Committees; past President of the Dauphin County Lawyers Wives Club; former Director of Lourdes House, (home for single mothers); former Regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution, (DAR); representative of the DAR at Immigration proceedings in the Federal District Court; member of the Hershey Country Club and the Hamilton Club of Lancaster. She was also an avid Bridge player.
Gene is survived by; her husband of 59 years, Michael T. Morris of Hershey; son, Michael S. Morris and his wife Anne of New Hope; daughter, Patricia C. Woodard, of Hershey; 4 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Gene was preceded in death by her first husband, Major Rodger C. Woodard, Sr., who died in the Korean War; and son, Sgt. Rodger C. Woodard, Jr.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, at 11:00 am in the St. Joan of Arc Church, 359 West Areba Ave., Hershey. Private interment will be in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to Lourdes House, c/o Catholic Charities Diocese, 4800 Union Deposit Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.
Source Link: http://obits.pennlive.com/obituaries/pennlive/obituary.aspx?n=imogene-smith-morris&pid=172571862&fhid=28162
Josephine C. Malaro, 94, of Hershey, passed away surrounded by her three children on Monday, September 22, 2014 in the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence, Harrisburg.
She was born March 15, 1920 in Dudley, PA, a daughter of the late Serafino and Carolina (Vieli) Castelli. She moved to Hershey when she was 2 years old.
Mrs. Malaro graduated from Hershey High School in 1939. She was a retired employee of Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company and also had been employed as a tour guide for Hershey Foods. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, the Areba Club and the Hershey Italian Lodge.
Surviving are her sons, Stephen A. (Debra A.) Malaro of Hummelstown, and John J. (Antonia M.) Malaro of Harrisburg; a daughter, Josette C. (Ralph) Tutrani of Royersford; sister, Philomena Castelli of Hershey, 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She considered her family to be her most treasured possession.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony B. Malaro in 2006 whom she met in Hershey while he was stationed at Fort Indiantown Gap.
Visitation will be held in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory in Hershey on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial being celebrated at 11:00am in St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey, 17033. Interment will be in the Hershey Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. PA 17110 or to the Memorial Fund at St. Joan of Arc Church.
Source Link: http://www.hooverfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2713229&fh_id=10954
Nicholas Resanovich, 86, of Hershey passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 in the Hershey Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born January 2, 1928 in Lebanon, PA, a son of the late Ljuban and Mary (Alexich) Resanovich.
Nicholas graduated from Lebanon High School; was a retired employee of HERCO, Inc.; a member of the Holy Resurrection of Christ Serbian Orthodox Church in Lebanon; and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife, Rose (D'Eramo) Resanovich; daughters, Natalie Brandt of Elizabethtown and Marie Bowman and husband Michael of Hershey; a brother, Milan Resanovich of New Jersey; grandchildren, Angelina Arnold and Troy Coomer; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as a special caregiver, Rebecca Zeigler.
A visitation will be held Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. in Hershey. Funeral services will immediately follow at 10:30AM with Father Christopher S. Rocknage officiating. Interment will be in the Hershey Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to the Heart of the Parish Fund, c/o St. Joan of Arc Church, 359 W. Areba Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033 or to LOVE, Inc., 64 W. chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033.
Source Link: http://www.hooverfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2678342&fh_id=10954
Michael L. Pinca, 59, of Hershey, was called home by his heavenly Father, early on August 28, 2014, with his loving and caring family by his side. We know the angels were waiting for his arrival. He is in heaven now. His family, relatives, friends and neighbors will miss him terribly. Michael was born in Wilkes Barre, PA on October 21, 1954, to the late Gladys I. (Sipe) Pinca and the late Walter J. Pinca, Sr.
He was a graduate of Hershey High School. He played football, hockey and was on the track team. Michael was employed as an electrical engineer and instructor in various nuclear power plants across the country. He was a youth hockey coach and volunteered at ChocolateFest for many years. He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Hershey.
Michael was a spirit that helped anyone in need and was absolutely committed to family. He was a very kind and forgiving soul, generous with his time, always the best host, and could fix anything with all of his ingenuity. He had a quirky sense of humor and was quite a philosopher.
He is survived by: two brothers, Walter J. Pinca, Jr. and wife Karen, and Ted M. Pinca and wife Ann; two sisters, Linda S. Pinca and husband Steve, and Joanne P. Reinbold; also surviving are many nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am on Thursday, September 4th in his church, at 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey. Visitations will be Wednesday evening, September 3rd, from 6-8pm and also from 9:30 -10:30am on Thursday morning in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Hershey. Interment following the mass will be in Hershey Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, Central PA Chapter, 2405 Park Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg PA 17110 or to the Memorial Fund at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey PA 17033
Source Link: http://obits.pennlive.com/obituaries/pennlive/obituary.aspx?n=michael-lee-pinca&pid=172310516&fhid=28162
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