Joan E. KarrJuly 4, 1948 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 68)
Joan E. Karr, 68, of Conestoga, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at her residence. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Mary Jane (Gingrich) Aument. Joan was the wife of James B. “Jim” Karr with whom she celebrated 46 years of marriage this past September 19th.
Joan retired as the Care Director at Hempfield United Methodist Church where she was a life long charter member. Her passion was caring for others in need. She has touched countless lives over the years. Family was her greatest joy, especially her four grandchildren. She loved the mountains and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren at the family cabin. Her heart was always at peace there. She left a legacy of love, kindness and faith that will continue to live through the lives she has touched. Heaven has gained a very special angel.
Surviving in addition to her husband Jim, are two daughters, Kristy Drover, wife of Benjamin of Lancaster and Kelly Reppert of Millersville; four grandchildren, Maya and Jack Drover of Lancaster and Grace and Noah Reppert of Millersville; and a brother, Clayton Aument of Washington Boro.
A memorial service honoring Joan’s life will be held at the Hempfield United Methodist Church, 3050 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM and again after the service at the church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hempfield UM Church c/o Care Ministry 3050 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601.