Mrs. JoAnn L. Kyper, 81, of Altoona, Pa died Monday, June 15, 2020 at Homewood at Martinsburg, Martinsburg, Pa after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. Kyper was born in Altoona, Pa on August17, 1938, daughter of the late Otto J. and Pauline A. (Hamberg) Christlmeier. She married Donald L. “Don” Kyper August 5, 1960 at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Altoona. He preceded her in death January 10, 2008.
She retired in 2003 as a Receptionist at Blair Racquet Club Altoona with 20 years of service.
She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Altoona, Pa.
JoAnn was 1956 graduate of Altoona High School. She enjoyed antiquing, shopping and buying gifts for other people.
JoAnn is survived by her beloved daughter Debbie A. Kyper, of Duncansville, Pa; 2 sisters Marie C. Kelley, of Blacksburg, VA and Anita J. Kitting, of Lancaster, Pa and very close friends, Melissa and Matt Kuzar and their two daughters, Grace and Julia, who loved their “Grandma JoAnn”. JoAnn was preceded In death by a sister Lois A. Hoffman.
At JoAnn’s request services are private at the convenience of family.
Committal Rites will be held at Calvary Cemetery Altoona, Pa.
There will be no public visitation.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Blvd. Altoona, Pa 16602
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Altoona, Pa.
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