Joan M. Leventry


90, Elton, died May 11, 2019, at home. Born March 23, 1929, in Windber, daughter of the late Edward and Johanna (Galvin) Lewis. Preceded in death by husband, Charles W. Leventry, daughter, Debbie Allison and brothers, James, Theodore and Edward Lewis. Survived by children, Timothy C. (Ruth) Leventry, Mark W. (Kim) Leventry and Daniel J. (Marsha) Leventry, and son-in-law, Bruce W. Allison; grandchildren, Scott W. (Marcy) Allison, Jennifer J. (Mark) Beatty, Lea D. (Matt) Kleespies, Jerad K. Leventry, Amy L. (Neal) Diehl, Lisa A. (Shane) Dragan, Charles M. (Elise) Leventry, Brogan L. (Thomas) Hunter, Alexis Leventry, Madison Leventry, Maximus J. Leventry, Harper M. Leventry; great-grandchildren, Connor and Keeley Beatty, Piper and Isla Allison, Luke and Benjamin Kleespies, George Diehl, Grant and Dallas Dragan (Twins). She graduated from Windber High School and Windber Hospital School of Nursing. She was a very generous, caring and loving mother and grandmother who loved to celebrate Christmas and holidays with family. She was an active long-term member of Elton United Methodist Church and its Ladies Group. Mom played pinochle in her card club for many years with her close friends. She loved her children and supported us in all we did. Mom will be sorely missed. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Elton Zion United Methodist Church, Elton, with Pastor Daryl Penrod officiating. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum. The family suggest donations to the Elton Zion United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1089 Mt. Airy Drive, Elton, PA 15934, in memory of Joan M. Leventry. Online condolences may be posted at
Published on May 13, 2019
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Robert & Cindy Miller
May 16, 2019
Tim & Family, We are so sorry for the recent loss of your dad and now your mom. Losing parents is very difficult. Your parents were wonderful people. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.
Megan Mertz
May 16, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. Joan was a great person. Prayers for the family.
Donna Steitz
May 14, 2019
I enjoyed your mom and dad 's company, when I looked after them. Your mom and dad would share alot of stories with me about there children and grandchildren . There travels and history of Elton. I truly enjoyed the time I was there..Thank you to all of the family that made me feel welcomed. And I offer my condolences.