Joan M. Ecenrode

June 2, 1942 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 79)


Joan M. (Emaw) Ecenrode, 79, of Shillington, Cumru Twp, passed away on December 28 in the Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Walter W. Ecenrode.  Born in Reading PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mildred (Luigard) Endler   Surviving, in addition to her husband are her daughters, Terri L. Reichert, Sinking Spring PA, Barbara M. Reichert-Dziamba, wife of Stanley Dziamba, West Lawn, PA and Lisa M. Staron, wife of David Staron, Shillington PA.  Along with her sisters Barbara A. Wilcox, Shoemakersville, Jane L. Pfennig, Mary A. Sweigart, Martha F. Hainley all of Reinholds, PA and her brother Michael J. Endler Shillington PA.  Grandchildren Bradley Wolfe, husband of Angela Bonanni Wolfe, Shawn Wolfe, Brandon Dziamba, Adam Staron, Kyle Staron and Chelsea Dziamba.  Greatgrandchildren Kamron Wolfe and Candace Wolfe.   Joan enjoyed spending time with her family, and going to the beach. She was the family shoofly pie and jelly maker.

 Joan was last working for the Governor Mifflin school district in the Brecknock elementary school, prior to that she worked at Assured Assistance Home Health care, and was an LPN and coder at the HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital, and was an LPN at the Reading Hospital and Wernersville State Hospital.

Joan will most be remembered for her beautiful smile, caring heart, and great sense of humor. She was always giving what ever she could to help others weather it was with  her listening ears or comforting hugs.

Funeral services will be private CRAMP/HUMMEL Funeral Home, Center Ave, Reading has charge of arrangements.  Online phots and memories can be shared at

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