Celebrating the life of Joanne Rose Bobek
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Joanne had a passion for teaching. Education was paramount for her. Her accomplishments and professional background are as follows: B.S. Medical Technology Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA; Certified Medical Technologist. 17 years Program Director for Program in Medical Technology, St. Lukes Hospital, Bethlehem, PA.
Author of Math for Med Techs. M.A. Education, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; M.A. Pastoral Ministry/Spirituality, Boston College, Boston MA. Served one year as a Kansas Lay Volunteer, as Director of Adult Education, Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish, Topeka, KS.; Certified Mid-Life Directions Consultant, Founder of Heartspring, Resources of Personal and Spiritual Growth; 7 ½ years Administrative Coordinator, Dept. of Youth Ministry, Diocese of Allentown; Computer Instructor: Northampton Community College, Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School, Franklin Academy, Reading Area Community College; 10 ½ years Educational Statistics Associate, Center for Data Quality and Information Technology, PA Dept. of Education, Harrisburg, PA. Retired in January of 2010. Author of A Day at Pond Snow, and Author of Mid-Life Spiritual Reflections, A Journal.
Survivors are her siblings Rita C. Guth, Christine Roth and husband Thomas, Michael M. Bobek Jr and wife Anne, Dr. Francis B. Bobek and wife Connie, as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Family Pillars Hospice for their dedication and compassion to Joanne’s care.
Due to COVID restrictions, services are private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions in Joanne’s memory may be made to the Catholic Relief Services P.O. Box 17152 Baltimore, MD. 21298 www.support.crs.org. c/o Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Coplay is entrusted with arrangements.
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