Joanna M. Angelo | 85

January 2, 1936 - March 22, 2021

Joanna M. Angelo, 85, of 1199 Million Dollar Highway, Kersey, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021, at Pinecrest Manor, after a brief illness.

She was born January 2, 1936, in St. Marys, daughter of the late John and Ellen Pavlock Keller.  Joanna was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1953.  She was a retired employee of Burke’s Home Center.

On August 29, 1959, in the Queen of the World Church, Joanna married David R. Angelo, who preceded her in death on June 2, 2016.

She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Gier and her husband Joseph of Ridgway; her son, Mark Angelo and his wife Kelly of Allen, TX; her granddaughter, Allie Gier of Ridgway; her sister, Carol Brunner and her husband Jerry of Arizona; two brothers: Richard Keller of St. Marys and Jerry Keller and his wife Peg of Syracuse, NY; and by a sister-in-law, Donna Keller of St. Marys.

In addition to her husband and parents, Joanna was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Matson; and by two brothers, James and Earl Keller.

Joanna was a member of the St. Boniface Church.  She enjoyed playing Cinch, solving crossword puzzles, listening to Polka music, and dancing.  Joanna’s greatest joy was her granddaughter, Allie, who meant so much to her and was the apple of her eye.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA  15857, or to the St. Boniface Church, 355 Main Street, Kersey, PA  15846.



March 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

March 27, 2021
10:00 am
St. Boniface Church

Final Resting Place

March 27, 2021
St. Boniface Cemetery

Tribute Wall


  1. I’m so sorry for your loss — Sweet, lovely, friendly Lady always; married to a sweet, friendly Man. God send you comfort and peace. Words are always inadequate, but know that others care
    Gina Nekuza Allan

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed your mom and I am glad that I was able to see and talk to her a while back. We had a really nice talk. Again so sorry and my prayers and thoughts are with you.

  3. Dawn and Mark and families,

    My heart goes out to you both with the loss of your mom. She sure was a special lady! Know she is a whisper away, and keep her memory alive in your hearts! I am out of town during the services, or would of been there to celebrate her life.

  4. So sorry for your loss. Your mom and I had some good times at our Moose dances. She will be in my prayers. Tuck all your memories away and remember all that she was. Phil & Arlene

  5. Mark, Dawn, and family,

    I have great memories of your mom and family growing up. I always enjoyed talking with your mother every time I would see her. She holds a special place in my heart for standing as my sponsor for confirmation, and my confirmation name (Joanna). Sending many thoughts, prayers and hugs!

  6. Sending my thoughts, prayers, and condolences to you Mark and Dawn. My hope is you have many wonderful memories to fill the void that is left with your Mother’s passing.

  7. Sympathy to the family of Joanna. So sorry to hear of her passing.

  8. Mark and Dawn, so sorry for your loss.

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