Joan Helen Krise

Joan Helen Krise, 69, of 227 Ridge Road, Kersey, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at the Mt. Laurel Nursing Home in Clearfield following a lengthy illness.

She was born May 4, 1942 in Portland Mills, daughter of the late John and Lola Luchs Bugden.  She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Ridgway Schools.  She was a former employee of Wal-Mart and the former Oasis Restaurant in Ridgway.  She enjoyed cooking.

On March 23, 1957 in Ridgway, she married Thomas Anthony Krise Sr., who survives.  She is also survived by a daughter, Tracy Christine Huff of Johnsonburg; a son, Thomas Anthony Krise Jr. of St. Marys; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two sisters, Phyllis Gardner and Kay Butterfuss, both of Ridgway; and a brother, John Luchs of Ridgway.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Carr.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. James  Faluszczak, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in the Ridge Cemetery in Kersey.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA  17109-1700 or to the Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania, Erie Branch, Landmarks Building, 100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 1920, Pittsburgh, PA  15219.

Theresa Gagliardi Fogleman February 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm

I am so sorry over the loss of your mother. May God bless you all in your time of need.

Bill Ericson February 26, 2012 at 3:41 am

My deepest and heartfelt sympathy and condolences to you, Tom, Tracy and the family …. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family …

Cork Loney June 28, 2014 at 12:12 am

Joan Krise was the Best Grandmother ever according to my Son Corey Thomas Loney!!!!!

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