Joan L. Pick, 74, of 2240 Snydertown Road Danville PA went home to be with
her Lord and Savior Sunday, September 22, 2013 at her residence. She was
born August 17, 1939 in Centre Township, Snyder County, the daughter of the
late Russell and Esther Carnahan Hackenberg
She graduated from Hassinger Grammar School and Middleburg High School in
Joan was employed by Kinney Shoe in Beaver Springs for 7 years and by the
Danville School District as a library aide for many years, from where she
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Danville PA where she served
faithfully on the Martha Committee, in the Senior Choir and loved to help in
the kitchen with many church dinners. Joan was an active member of the
Adult Fellowship Sunday School Class.
Joan was an avid reader and thoroughly enjoyed traveling. Her greatest joy
in life was spending time with her family and with her grandchildren, whom
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Boyd E. Pick whom she married
July 2, 1966. She is also survived by one son, Robert L. Pick and his wife
Shari of Sterling VA and one daughter, Vickory E. Sawyer of Danville PA.
Also surviving are seven grandchildren and one great grandson. She was
preceded in death by her sister, Gloria Ann Hackenberg.
Celebration of Joan's Life will be held Thursday, September 26, 2013 at
11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Danville 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA
(Off Route 642 E) with the Reverend Dr. Harry H. Wonderland officiating
assisted by the Reverend Dawes Dunham. Burial will be held in Zion United
Methodist Church Cemetery in Middleburg PA. Friends will be received from
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to
First Baptist Church Mission Fund 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com.