Mrs. Joanne M. (Smith) Hunsicker

May 6, 1949 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 71)


Joanne M. Hunsicker, 71, of Palmerton, passed away Thursday August 6th at the Hospice House of The VNA, Bethlehem, Pa. She was the wife of Paul B. Hunsicker. They were married for 42 years last Nov.5th, 2019. Born in Coaldale, Pa. on Sat. May 6, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Arthur R. & Myrtle C. (Miller) Smith. Prior to retirement she was employed at McDonald's Restaurant Lehighton and previously worked in the garment industry for Scotty's Fashions.She was of the Lutheran Faith. Joanne enjoyed vacationing and spending time with her loving family, especially her grandchildren. Surviving in addition to her husband are 3 daughters, Janice, wife of Mark Shook of Palmerton, Robin, wife of Dave Bandzi of Lehighton, Heather Lacy of Lehighton, a sister, Kathy Fronheiser of Lehighton, 4 grandchildren, Samantha, Donald, Savannah, Maia, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Doris Evans, Stephanie Laughlin & a brother, Llewellyn Smith. Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment in Ben Salem Cemetery. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to The American Diabetes Association, 65 N. Franklin St., Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18701 or The American Heart Assoc.968 Postal Road, #110, Allentown, Pa. 18109. Online condolences can be offered at

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