JoAnn E. Raub-Bechtel, 76 of Wilson Borough, PA passed away peacefully, Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her home. Born February 22, 1941 in Pen Argyl, PA she was one of 15 children of the late Marian (Breen) and Frank Compton. She attended Easton High School and was employed by Easton Hospital for 27 years before retiring. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Williams Twp. and an avid Bingo player. JoAnn also loved her trips to Connecticut, listening to Elvis Presley and time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 14 years: Charles Bechtel; 5 daughters: Robin Neumeyer of Apollo, PA, Irene Stocker (husband Bill) of Wilson, Laurie Ehlman (husband Greg) of Easton, PA, Dot Bartley (husband Ken) of Moyock, NC, Lurene Raisner (husband Ron, Jr.) of Wilson; a son: John Raub (wife Beth) of Allentown, PA; step-daughter: Melissa Smith (husband Leonard) of Easton; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Services are 10 AM Wednesday (Aug. 9) in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton; with visitation 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday. Interment in Northampton Memorial Shrine.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.