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Joan E. (Pellegrene) Boske

June 24, 1929 ~ May 25, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

Joan E. Boske, 91, of Homer City, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 24, 1929, to Natale and Theresa (Arone) Pellegrene. She was born, raised, and lived her entire life on Mazza Street.  Joan was a graduate of Homer City High School and worked a variety of jobs, but her passion was to be a good wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was a member of the Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines, and participated in the Church Auxiliary.  Joan was an active member of Meals on Wheels and AARP.  

On June 1, 1957, she married her husband, Thomas, and they spent 63 years together and raised two children.  

Surviving is her husband; a sister, Marie Gezich, of Jackson, Michigan,  son, Thomas (Vicki) of Indiana, daughter, Joan (Thomas) Wilden, of Homer City; grandchildren, Leah (David Buchner), Jason, Justin, Matthew (Monica) Wilden, Nathan Wilden; great-grandson, Easton Wilden; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, and the following brothers, Thomas, John, Joseph, and Fred Pellegrene.  

Friends will be received 2-4  and 6-8 PM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. in Homer City.  A Blessing Service will be held Wednesday at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site.  Interment to follow at St. Bernard’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Research Hospital which Joan was an active donor.  Special thanks to VNA of Indiana County for their assistance.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Inc.
4606 Old US HWY 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Visitation
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Inc.
4606 Old US HWY 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Blessing Service
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

9:30 AM
C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Inc.
4606 Old US HWY 119 South
Homer City, PA 15748

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site
Lucerne Road
Lucernemines, Pennsylvania 15748

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

St. Bernard Cemetery
Clairvaux Drive
Indiana, PA 15701

Donations

St Jude's Children's Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-882-6344
Web: http://stjude.org

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