Joanne W. (Weidaw) Minnich, 84, of Carlisle died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at the Church of God Home, Carlisle.
Born June 3, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Harvey P. and Lucille Cole Weidaw, and the widow of Stanley C. Minnich.
She was a graduate of Boiling Springs High School, class of 1944. Formerly she was a buyer for F.W. Woolworth and a former administrative assistant for the Church of God Home, Carlisle.
She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, reading and doing puzzles. Also, Joanne and her former husband actively ran a dairy farm for 30 years.
Surviving are two sons, Mark A. Minnich (and wife, Beth) of Shippensburg and Michael K. Minnich (and wife, Jody) of Carlisle; one daughter, Cathy M. Smock (and husband, Leslie) of Carlisle; seven grandchildren, Richard Smock, Amy Brewer, William Minnich, Brandon Minnich, Shawn Minnich, Ryan Minnich and Monica Minnich; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Gary L. Minnich; and one sister, Saundra L. Henry.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Carlisle First Church of God, 705 Glendale St., with the Rev. D. Alan Mathna officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, and from noon until the time of the service at the church on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Carlisle First Church of God Building Fund, 705 Glendale St., Carlisle, PA 17013; or the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 103, Harrisburg, PA 17110.