Joann E. Woods

Date of Death: 10/9/2019

Joann E. Woods

January 3, 1930 – October 9, 2019

Joann E. Woods, 89, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday morning at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Martin Francis and Ethel (Kehoe) Carey.  She married John M. Woods on June 24, 1983 in Hollidaysburg and he preceded her in death on April 26, 2013.

Surviving are five children: Martin R. Miller and John A. Miller, both of Hollidaysburg, James S. Miller of Duncansville, John Woods of Knoxville, TN, and Karen Sue Bryant of Charlotte, NC; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joann was a 1947 graduate of Altoona High School.  She retired from the mailroom at Warnaco, Duncansville.

She was a member of St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, The Heidelberg Country Club and had been a member of Summit Fitness for over 25 years.

Joann enjoyed reading, exercising at The Summit, sewing, roller skating, cooking, baking, and her dog, Jessie.

At Joann’s request, there will be no visitation.  A funeral service was held at the convenience of the family.

The family requests that donations in memory of Joann be made to The Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602.

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