Joanne Fend, 62, of Butler passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born June 16, 1957 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Robert M. and Eva Mae (Green) Jackman.
She was employed by the Moonlight Mushroom Mine as a Harvester for 38 years, until its closing.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman.
She enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time dining out with her family.
Surviving is her husband, Keith Fend whom she married May 14, 1977.
Her son, Garrett (Cristen) Fend of Butler and her daughter, Amy Fend of Freeport.
Two grandchildren, Haylee and McKenzie.
Seven siblings: Gloria (Henry) Andrews of FL., Peggy (Dan) Halin, Roberta (Bill) Schnur, Richard Jackman, Dale (Connie) Jackman, James (Lisa) Jackman and Douglas (Patty) Jackman, all of Butler.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. from 2:00 to 4;00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:00 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 821 Herman Rd, Butler PA 16002. Rev. Ward Stakem, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
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