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Joan Marie (Henry) Chatman

July 18, 1950 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


July 18, 1950 - Sept 4, 2023

Joan Marie (Henry) Chatman, 73, of Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Lewistown, daughter of the late Roy Sr. and Peggy (Kensinger) Henry. She married Bernard L. Chatman Sr. in 1969.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years; two sons: Bernard Jr. and wife, Aprila in CT, and Nathan and wife Cinnamon of Hollidaysburg; six grandchildren: Madison, Martha, Elijah, Sidney, Bernard III, Aiyana; two sisters: Linda Zannino and Tammy McMullen; and a brother, Tim Henry; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; also the many children whose lives she touched showing her motherly love.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Roy Jr. and Jeffrey.

Joan graduated from Lewistown High School in 1968 and attended Mifflin Co. School of Nursing, where she became an LPN in 1982.

Joan retired as an LPN from Brookline Manor in Mifflintown.

She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church where she was an usher.

Joan enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, gardening, and being a supportive wife, mother and Mimi.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7pm Friday September 8, 2023, at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg and from 10 to noon Saturday at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, where a funeral service will immediately follow at noon, with Rev. Keith R. Moore officiating.

Private interment at Alto Reste Park.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church: PO Box 12 Altoona Pa 16602

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September 8, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

September 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2121 5th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602

Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2121 5th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602


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