Joan V. Dobson


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Joan V. Dobson, of Millersburg and formerly of Herndon, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at The Manor at Susquehanna Village, Millersburg.

She was the daughter of the late Nelson E. and Addie M. (Billow) Dobson. Joan lived most of her life in Herndon. She was a 1949 graduate of Mahanoy Joint High School.

Joan worked as a switchboard operator for the former M&M Telephone Co., Mandata, for 22 years and switchboard operator at the Selinsgrove State Center for 20 years, retiring in 1991.

She was a member of Zion Stone Valley Church, Hickory Corners and Lower Northumberland County Senior Action Center.

She is survived by one sister, Rosie Rebuck, of Leck Kill; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alene Snyder, Mabel Jones, and Nellie Shumaker.

At Joan's request, there were no calling hours. Services were held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Joan's memory to Zion Stone Valley, Church Memorial Fund, 1899 Mountain Road, Dalmatia, PA 17017.

Arrangements are being handled by the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.

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