Let the memory of Joan be with us forever
  • 79 years old
  • Born on August 25, 1934 .
  • Passed away on April 24, 2014 .
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Joan Dreibelbis 79 years old , born on August 25, 1934 and passed away on April 24, 2014. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Eileen Soisson on 31st August 2018
Mom D- How can it be this long since you left this earth?? You and your laugh and cockamamie stories are missed. I laughed so hard at Linda's post above because Cara and I still laugh that you told the lunch bunch crew that you were "around their age"! LOL!!! That is so something you would do!! Thanks to her friends for posting, it means a lot :)
Posted by Linda Maule on 25th August 2018
Has it been 4 years? Our "lunch bunch" still gets together but not as often as we used to. We still marvel at how we thought you were our age and how you fooled us. We would never have know because your age did not define you. You often had us laughing because sometimes you were "direction" challenged when we picked a new spot to eat and you had to find it. I remember you liked a glass of wine with your meal. Those were good times we had together and we miss you. Happy birthday, Joan!
Posted by Linda Maule on 26th August 2015
Joan continues to be remembered by our retired "lunch bunch" group that had meals together many times with her. Some of us met today and, as we remembered her, we laughed about how she managed to keep her true age a secret. She is certainly missed in our gatherings. Happy Birthday, Joan! 8/27/15
Posted by Anne Fenner on 25th August 2014
Only wish you were here to celebrate your Birthday, I miss you so much and our long chats.
Posted by Linda Maule on 25th August 2014
Our luncheon get togethers have not been the same without Joan. She always kept us laughing about something. We also appreciated the information she shared with us that she presented at senior centers. Joan kept us up on all kinds of information - a very well-read lady. Happy Birthday, Joan!
Posted by Eileen Soisson on 25th August 2014
Happy Birthday to Mom D- she would have been 80 today (although she would have denied it to her friends)!!! I miss her very much and know that heaven is the place to be but it is still a loss without her here on earth. Thanks to everyone who made her life so much richer and gave her smiles and laughs - she really enjoyed life:)
Posted by Anne Fenner on 12th June 2014
To my wonderful cousin whom I adored, I had many wonderful times with you and I am missing you so much. I will never forget you. I still can't believe I will not see you and your smile again. Thanks for all the great memories.
Posted by Linda Maule on 20th May 2014
I will miss Joan at our "lunch bunch" gathering of BASD specialists. Our times together won't be the same without her. Joan was fun to be with and a wonderful friend. Thanks to her, she helped many students develop a love for books and reading. She also did a great job being Mom D to Eileen and Cara. Many thanks to both of you for having the memorial service at the Brass Rail so we could meet your family and share remembrances of Joan. Blessings, Linda.
Posted by Jennie Hall on 18th May 2014
I remember meeting Joan in 1998, my first year of teaching library in BASD. She was truly a wonderful person. She was kind, thoughtful, and caring. She made me feel welcome, and she always had a smile for me. I will never forget her. I'm so glad I had the opportunity to work with her during her years in BASD. She was a beautiful person, inside and out.
Posted by Cathy Stanley on 18th May 2014
It is with great sadness that we just learned of Joan's passing. She was a long time member of the Lehigh Valley B&B's Square and Round Dance Club, and held several positions on the board. She will be missed by all of us that knew her.
Posted by Susanne Nelson on 16th May 2014
I had the pleasure of meeting our mom and working with her at Fountain Hill Elementary School from 1991-1995. She was always a positive person and much fun to be around. She had the knack of cheering me up on some low days. I am sorry to her of her passing.
Posted by Eileen Soisson on 16th May 2014
Mom D's memorial service is at the Brass Rail on Lehigh Street in the Burgendy Room from 4-6 pm.

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