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Joan L. (Strawser) Fulkroad

February 3, 1944 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

     Joan L Fulkroad, 78, of Mifflintown died Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

     Born February 3, 1944 in Lewistown, PA she was the daughter of the late Lester & Erma Strawser.

     She is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, James, her three children, Judy Maben and husband, Mike, of Mifflintown, James Fulkroad, Jr, and wife, Jennifer, of New Cumberland and Jeffrey Fulkroad and wife, Kelly, of Mifflintown, six grandchildren, Lucas Maben and wife, Maggie, Marcus Maben and wife, Jaimee, Bailey Limeberry and husband, Tyler, Noah Fulkroad, Dylan Fulkroad and wife, Kaci, and Taylor Fulkroad, six great grandchildren, Bethany and Olivia Maben, Emersyn and Hudson Maben, and Jayce and Saylor Fulkroad, and two brothers, Clarence “Butch” Strawser and Larry Strawser.

     After graduating from Juniata Joint High School, Class of 1962, she married the love of her life, Jim, on June 30th, 1962 and they have resided at the same residence their entire married life.

     She retired from Leonard’s Insurance after 38 years as a licensed insurance agent.

     Joan was a very active member at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church where she was a Luther League Leader, Sunday school teacher, past president of the church council, Women of the ELCA, former president of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Unit, past president at the Synodical level and SSWO of Lewisburg. She was also active in many community groups, including Cub Scout Leader, Round Table, member and past-president of Juniata County Business & Professional Women’s Club and past district director for District IV, member and past-president of Kiwanis of Juniata County, member and county chair of the Juniata County Republican Committee and past president of the Republican Women Council, past-president and board director of United Way of Mifflin-Juniata Counties, board director of Mifflin-Juniata County Shelter Services, member of the board and advisory board for Mifflin-Juniata Counties for  Sun Home Health Care, board member of the Juniata County Library, and past-president of the Mifflin-Juniata Board for the American-Cancer Society.

     In her retirement, volunteer activities included Meals On Wheels for Juniata County, cashier for Abundant Blessings, and visiting the shut-ins from St. Stephens Lutheran Church.

     She loved her Lord, her family and her community.  She always tried to give back, and loved all!

     Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Licking Creek Valley, with Rev. Richard Adams officiating. Interment will be in Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery.

     There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services at the church.

     In recognition of Joan’s extraordinary life, memorial contributions can be made to St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 8489 Licking Creek Rd, Mifflintown, PA or to ALS Association of Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002.

     Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
June 17, 2022

6:00 PM
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
8489 Licking Creek Road
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Viewing
Saturday
June 18, 2022

9:30 AM
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
8489 Licking Creek Road
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
8489 Licking Creek Road
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Committal Service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery

Mifflintown, PA 17059

Donations

See Obituary for memorial contribution information

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