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M. Joanne (Kauffman) Peachey

August 13, 1938 - May 13, 2023

M. Joanne (Kauffman) Peachey, 84, of 6671 SR 655, Belleville, passed away at 1:10 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at her home.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1938, in Mattawana, to the late Charles and Gertrude (Harshbarger) Kauffman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond S. Peachey, on March 24, 2011, whom she married on May 12, 1962. She was also preceded in death by two siblings, Brenda Kauffman and Loren Kauffman, as well as a nephew.

She is survived by her children: Sharon D. Peachey and friend, Donald Johnson, of Shenandoah, VA, Daryl R. Peachey and wife, Teresa, of Telford, PA, Dennis D. Peachey and wife, Kelly, of Towanda, PA and Delmer L. Peachey, of McVeytown; six grandchildren Ashley Harvey and husband, Levi, Samantha Peachey, Nicholas Peachey, Zachary Peachey and wife, Natasha, Kyle Peachey, Kevin Peachey, and one great-granddaughter, Lucy Harvey; brothers and sisters, Duane Kauffman, of Lansdale, Dolores Graber and Alvin, of Nappanee, IN, Alice Miller and husband, Leroy, of McVeytown, Lance Kauffman and wife, Karen, of McVeytown.

She was primarily a homemaker. She was employed at A.J. Peachey & Sons for a number of years. She and her husband owned and operated Peachey’s Van Service for 14 years until their son took over the business.

Joanne was an active member of the Barrville Mennonite Church where she served in various roles. Also, a faithful member of the Willing Workers Sewing Circle at the Mattawana Mennonite Church.

She had a variety of interests, including spending time with her family and friends, quilting, gardening, baking, and doing her puzzle books.

Her children would like to extend a special thank you to her neighbors, the Solomon-Perez family, who were near and dear to her, as well as the caregivers that were present in her final months.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at the Maple Grove Mennonite Church with Pastor Carl Geissinger officiating. Burial will be at the Locust Grove Cemetery following the service. Her family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, from 6-8 p.m. at the Maple Grove Mennonite Church.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Barrville Mennonite Church, 48 Barrville Mountain Road, Reedsville, PA 17084.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Inc., 3813 West Main Street, Belleville, PA 17004. Online condolences may be offered at

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