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Joan Marie Waide

March 7, 1954 ~ November 25, 2009 (age 55)
Joan Marie Waide, 55, of Hamlin, died Wednesday morning at Geisinger Hospital, Danville, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband Jacob and her two devoted sons, Tal J. and Jeffrey A, who were always by her side. On September 3 The couple celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary. Born in Taylor on March 7, 1954, daughter of Sadie Adomiak, Moosic and the late John "Carrots' Marhefka. She was a 1972 graduate of Riverside High School. Prior to her illness, she worked for BAE Systems, Jessup. Joan loved life and two years ago, she fought and over came breast cancer. Throughout her life, she enjoyed to garden, shop, play video poker, fish, go to dinner with family and take cruises. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. Her family was the center of her life; cherishing each moment she spent with her husband, devoted sons and sitting on the porch with her loving mother. Her family and friends will dearly miss her. The family would like express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Darren Jacobs, Dr. Richard Martin, Kelly Farrell and Sarah Glenn for their exceptional care, concern and understanding during this difficult time. Also surviving a brother John Marhefka, Mount Cobb; an aunt, Betty Ruddy, Taylor; many cousins and friends. Joan's family will receive relatives and friends Sunday 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor; please visit www.semiancares.com to share memories or extend condolences. Read Joan Waide's Obituary and Guestbook on www.semiancares.com.

Visitation

2:00 pm Sunday, November 29, 2009
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, Pennsylvania, United States
18517-1316

Funeral Home

Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, Pennsylvania, United States
18517-1316

Service

4:45 pm Sunday, November 29, 2009
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, Pennsylvania, United States
18517-1316
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