Joanne Knear

July 3, 2011

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Friday, July 8, 2011 3:30 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Friday, July 8, 2011 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Joanne M. (Eggleston) Knear, 82, of Mechanicsburg passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 in Vancrest of Urbana.

She was born November 30, 1928 in Urbana, the daughter of Marion and Gladys Eggleston.

Joanne attended Urbana High School. She married Robert Knear on January 1, 1948 in Greenup, Kentucky. She is a past member and president of the Mechanicsburg Firemen’s Auxiliary. Joanne loved playing Bingo and was an avid car enthusiast and cat lover.

She is survived by her son, David (Janet) Wray of Urbana; grandsons, Sean (Joyce) Wray of Newburgh, IN and Christopher (Kristen) Brown of Arlington, VA; granddaughter, Dawn (Dave) Finch of Urbana; great grandchildren, Breck and Swayde Finch, Ethan Brown; sister-in-law, Janice McConnaughey of Urbana; as well as several nieces.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Tommy Knear, daughters, Peggy & Susie Knear; infant Great Granddaughter Kinzie Finch; brother, William McConnaughey and sister, Donna Ortiz.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2011 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Cliff Kissinger officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Kingscreek Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vernonfh.com.

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