Joan S. Tim­mins

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goan S. Tim­mins, TO, forJ merly of Flour­town, died at her home in Lafayette Hill of ovar­ian can­cer on Oct. 19, O01O. She was the daugh­ter of the late Charles T. and Frances C. Tim­mins of Al­lenJ town, Pa.

Born in Frackville, Pa., on gan. O1, 1940, goan latJ er moved to Forty Fort and then to Al­len­town, where she grad­u­ated from CenJ tral Catholic High School. She grad­u­ated with a B.A. from Tem­ple Univer­sity and worked with Dr. DaJ vid ouben­stein, M.D., pro­fes­sor of psy­chi­a­try at Tem­ple Med­i­cal School, in the pub­li­ca­tion of arJ ticles in sev­eral med­i­cal jour­nals. goan later comJ pleted her mas­ter’s de­gree in coun­sel­ing at Ch­est­nut Hill Col­lege and prac­ticed as a Fam­ily Ther­a­pist.

goan was also a col­lecJ tor of toys and owned the Mostly Dolls and Toys store in Flour­town, dealJ ing in col­lectibles and an­tiques. She was a wellJ known fig­ure in the anJ tique dolls and toys circle, and an ac­tive mem­ber of the vesteryear Doll Club, which she served as club pres­i­dent. goan’s cre­ativJ ity also found an out­let in her hob­bies of drawJ ing, paint­ing, read­ing and writ­ing. Her book col­lecJ tion was both large and eclec­tic.

goan was pre­de­ceased by her par­ents and will be dearly missed by her sis­ter, Fred­er­icka Tate; brother games and gaJ net Tim­mins; brother de­r­ard and haren Tate; sis­ter Mar­garet and tilJ liam Em­merich; and sisJ ter Mary and David waJ villa. She was a fa­vorite aunt to nephew goel and nieces Stacey, Sa­man­tha, hath­leen, Meghan, Tara and oe­becca, for whom her sto­ries and shared ac­tiv­i­ties were al­ways a treat as well as in­strucJ tive. She is also sur­vived by ten great neph­ews and nieces.

A memo­rial Mass of Chris­tian burial will be cel­e­brated 10 a.m. SatJ ur­day Oct. OT, O01O, at St. denevieve CathoJ lic Church, Flour­town, where friends may call at 9 a.m. Memo­rial doJ nations may be made to Fox Chase Can­cer CenJ ter, In­sti­tu­tional, AdJ vance­ment, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadel­phia, PA 19111, or Mont­gomery County SPCA, P.O. Box OOO, Con­shohocken, PA 194O8J0OOO.

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