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Joyce A. Hartenstine
May 14, 1945 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Joyce A. Hartenstine, 78, of Quakertown, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, October 9, 2023.
Born in Pottsville, May 14, 1945, a daughter of the late Marlin and Lucy Geist Esterline.
She was a 1963 graduate of the former Williamstown High School. Joyce then received her Bachelor's degree at Penn State University and her Master's at Rutger's University. While at Penn State, she played on the first women's basketball team.
Joyce was a retired physical education teacher from the George Washington Middle School, New Jersey, where she coached basketball, field hockey, and track. She also was a certified Red Cross swim instructor and lifeguard.
Joyce loved to travel the world. She was an avid and accomplished skier. She was also very active with the Penn State Alumni Association.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Esterline, and a sister Connie McSurdy.
Joyce is survived by her daughter, Shari Hartenstine, Quakertown; two sisters, Carol Kraft, North Carolina, and Beth Ricker, Klingerstown; a sister-in-law, Joanne Esterline, Williamstown; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Tower City. Viewing will be from 10-11 AM. Burial will follow in the Methodist Cemetery, Williamstown.
To send condolences, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com