Joanne 'Peachie' Aponick, 78, of Ringtown, went to heaven on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 to be with her beloved husband and daughter.
Born in Gilberton, on December 16, 1940, Joanne was a daughter of the late Alberta (Yockachonis) and Joseph Zarcufsky.
She attended the former JW Cooper High School in Shenandoah, and then worked in the local garment industry. She was last employed by and was retired from Jeld-Wen in Ringtown.
Peachie loved going to the casino with her sister, Nikki. She also loved a good bingo game and playing pinochle with her sister in-law Bonnie and her friend Mary. Her grandsons were the love of her life and she enjoyed going on vacation with them and her children.
In addition to her husband Joseph, she was preceded in death by her daughter Roseann on January 4, 2019 and by a brother, Joseph Zarcufsky.
Peachie is survived by her children, Tracey Aponick; Billy Jo, wife of David Burger and Joseph Aponick and his wife Jennifer.
She is also survived by sisters, Anna Jankaitis, Charlotte Litwak and Lenore "Nikki" Zarcufsky. Her two grandsons Jonas and Caleb survive as does her brother in-law and sister in-law, Bob and Bonnie Aponick, along with aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Saturday, March 2nd at St. Mary's Church on North Center Street in Ringtown. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held from 9 AM until the time of mass at the church.
Peachie will be laid to rest in St. Mary's Cemetery immediately following the mass.