Joanne A. (McQuigg) Morris-Kieta, 74, of Smock, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born December 19, 1946, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Wayne and Betty Ruth (Pierce) McQuigg of Connellsville
Joanne attended the Free Methodist Church, Smock. She took pride in writing the church newsletter every month to help spread god’s promise. She was also a member of Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church, Dunbar where she was a lay speaker. She was a very outgoing person and would stop and say a prayer with anyone.
Joanne drove school bus for 25 years, she took pride in being “Fayette County Bus Driver of the Year” in 2004. Joanne also taught many elementary classes on school bus safety.
Joanne is survived by her husband, Richard (Kats) Kieta; children, Darrell Morris and wife Michele, Tammie Nelson and Husband Roy; Granddaughter, Samantha Hudson; Grandsons, Brandon Springer and Keith Petrone. Great-grandchildren, Aiden, Gavin, and Brandon Jr and Savannah; Brother, Ron McQuigg and wife Georgeanne; Sister, Carol and husband Ray Wolfe of Florida, Jean and husband Richard Eutsey of Dunbar, Nancy Gibbs of Virginia, Lorraine and husband Randy Garlick of South Connellsville; Brother-in-law, Richard; Sister-in-law; Lillian Wheeler of Ohio, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded in death by her brother Dick McQuigg.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Saturday from 6-8pm and Sunday from 2-8pm.
Additional visitation will be held on Monday from 9am until 11am the hour of the funeral service with Pastor Ken Walls officiating.
Interment will follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
In following with COVID-19 mandates, masks are mandatory to be worn in the funeral home and at the cemetery at all times and social distancing guidelines must be followed.
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