Joanne M. Colkitt, 83, of Gettysburg, died peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2022 surrounded by many family members. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late J. Fred and Edith A Duschka Herr. A homemaker, Joanne was the loving wife of Roger J. Colkitt and they observed their 63rd wedding anniversary in September of last year. She was a faithful member of Hanover Church of the Brethren.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Roger, are two sons, Frederick J. husband of Dee Colkitt, of Paradise, Kieth A. husband of Linda Colkitt, of Gettysburg, a daughter, Edith H. wife of Daniel Kinser, of Chesterfield, VA, eleven grandchildren: Jennifer, Karen, James, Ruben, Ryen, Anthony, Cynthia, Sara, Courtney, Anton James, Freddie, and numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Anthony Michael who passed away in August of 1962.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Joanne’s graveside service at Neffsville Brethren Cemetery, 60 Buch Avenue, Lancaster, on Friday May 27, 2022 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in Joanne’s memory to: Hanover Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund, 601 Wilson Ave. Hanover, PA 17331.