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Joan Marlene (Nadeau) Luke

April 15, 1937 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Joan Luke Obituary

Joan Marlene (Nadeau) Luke, age 86, of North East, passed away on Saturday January 13, 2024 at UPMC Hamot.

She was born on April 15, 1937 in West Point, New York to the late Joseph Nadeau and Florine (Cook) Nadeau Newbold.

Joan graduated North East High School and was formerly employed by Travel Port in Harborcreek and worked in the North East School cafeteria for several years.

She was a member and Past President of the North East American Legion Post 105 Ladies Auxiliary.  Joan was also a clown with the Jolly Jesters for several years.  Her clown name was Poko.

Joan was preceded in death by her grandson, Dennis Luke; step-father, Pat Newbold; and step-sister, Nancy Newbold Nichols.

She is survived by her sons, Matthew Luke (Linda) of North East, Mark Luke (Penny) of North East, and Jeffrey Luke of Erie; daughter, Lori Waychoff (Andrew) of Albertville, AL; brother, Patrick Newbold of Atkins, AR; sister, Michele Demel-Holm of MN; 9 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and Kitty, Tigger.

Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating the service is Rev. William Ringer. Interment will be held at North East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the North East Fire Department, P.O. Box 89, North East, PA 16428 or the North East American Legion Post 105, 17 South Mill Street, North East, PA 16428. Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 18, 2024

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 18, 2024

2:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
January 18, 2024

North East Cemetery
2615 Cemetery Road
North East, PA 16428

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