Joanna M. Beham Nale

| July 29, 2015

Nale Joanna croppedJoanna M. Beham Nale, 93, of Venus passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a short period of declining health.

Born on August 28, 1921 in Distant, PA and she was the daughter of Omar George and Fanny Elizabeth Blair Beham.

She graduated from New Bethlehem High School.

Joanna was married on December 15, 1942 to Robert R. Nale who preceded her in death on June 15, 1994.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Clarion.

In her younger years she worked for GC Murphy Company in both New Bethlehem and Clarion.

She was member of Bowling league until 2010 when she was 88 years old and she also was a former member of the Clarion Moose Club. She also enjoyed playing cards, picking berries, and gardening.

Joanna always enjoyed spending time with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Joanna is survived by her children: daughter Susan Glaz of Titusville; son John Nale and wife Karen of MD; son Timothy Nale and wife Kate of Venus; son Rodger Nale and wife Nancy of Venus; son Thomas Nale of Venus; and son Mark (Randy) Nale of Venus. Twelve grandchildren surviving include: Jerry Glaz, Mandy Glaz List, Jennifer Nale Vega, Tammy Nale Anderson, Johnny Nale, Tina Nale Wagner, Marcy Nale Bauer, Betsy Nale Bauer, Kayla Nale, Justin Nale, Tricia Nale Grunick, Robert Nale II. |Step-grandchildren surviving include Vicki and Susan Campbell. Fourteen great-grandchildren Garrett, Jensen, Jett, Drake, Jack, Nichole, Tyler, Brandon, Hannah, Katie, Rachel, Rebecca, Nathan, and Morgan also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, a son David Nale, and infant son George Nale, a son-in-law Chester Glaz, a step-grandson Chad Sleppy, sisters: May Young, Ruth Hayes, and Katherine McAninch and an infant brother Scott Beham.

Friends will be received at the Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg on Sunday, August 2, 2105 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.

Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, August 3, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in Venus, with Rev. John A. Wood Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Venus and assisting will be Rev. Kevin Haley Pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Clarion .

Interment will be in the New Bethlehem Cemetery following the service.

Memorials in Joanna’s honor may be made to American Cancer Society.

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