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Joan M Carl

April 29, 1936 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 84)


Joan M. Carl, 84, of Tower City, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Joan was born in Maizeville, April 29, 1936, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Cominsky Pautienus.
She was a current member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Williamstown and its' women's club. Joan was formerly an active member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City where she was a member and officer of the Catholic Women's Club and a CCD teacher.

She was a member and former officer of the Orwin Fire Company and the Gratz VFW auxiliaries.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert R. Carl, 2009;  a son Raymond R. Carl, 2011; a grandson, Dallas Lodish, 2004; a son-in-law, James O'Shaughnessy; a sister, Bernice Schucker; brothers, William, Edward, Joseph and Robert Pautienus.
Surviving are four daughters, Janice L. Clouser (Jim), Muir; Sandi M. Mendinsky (Alex), Tower City; Christine A. O'Shaughnessy, Virginia and Nancy L. Mihalko (Tim), Hanover; two sons, Michael J. Carl (Jessica), Tower City and Patrick J. Carl, with whom Joan resided in North Carolina; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Carl, Pine Grove; 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren
A public walk through viewing following all CDC guidelines will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 6-7 pm at the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Opaki, AJ as celebrant. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's name can be made to Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center, 403 Union Street, Millersburg, PA 17061. To send condolences to the family visit


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January 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
644 East Grand Avenue
Tower City, PA 17980

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