Joanne Doris Van

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Joanne Doris Van

June 21, 1935 - July 07, 2018

Joanne Doris Van, 83, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born June 21, 1935, in Garrett, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Norman W. and Emma G. (Grant) Boyer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Boyer.
Joanne was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, Class of 1954. Following high school, Joanne attended Catherman's Business School. She went on to work as a secretary at Cumberland YMCA and later was a sales clerk at Bon Ton department store. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church Our Lady of the Mountains Parish. Joanne enjoyed reading and traveling to Pennsylvania to visit her relatives.
Surviving are her son, James R. Van Jr. and wife, Michelle, Cumberland; and grandchildren, Jessica E. Zais and husband, Nick, Cumberland, and Alex Ackerman, Hickory, N.C.
In accordance with Joanne's wishes, her body will be cremated.
Inurnment will be private in St. Mary Cemetery.
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Published on July 8, 2018
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