Joan Douglass

Graveside Service

10:30 am
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Riverside Cemetery
200 S. Montgomery Avenue
Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Joan M. Douglass

Joan M. Douglass, age 84, of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 18, 2022 in her home.


She was born in Norristown, PA on July 22, 1937, the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Dorothy M. (Granger) Douglass. 


Joan was a lifelong resident of Norristown.  She was a member of the former Asbury United Methodist Church.  Joan retired after a career working in Management for Bell Telephone in Philadelphia.  She enjoyed travel and gardening as well as tracing her family’s genealogy.  She also enjoyed going out to breakfast and shopping.  Aunt Joan was beloved by her family. 


She is survived by two nieces, Joan (& Harry) Richter of Douglassville and Laurie Rittenhouse of Pottsgrove;

nephew, Arthur (& Sue) Henry of Gilbertsville;

brother in-law, Anthony Januzelli of Eagleville;

grand niece, Rachel Kniezewski of Norristown;

four grand nephews, Kyle Richter of Douglassville, Steven Ochs of Boyertown, John (& Joanna) Richter of Barto and Jacob Kniezewski of Pottstown;

and nine great grand nieces and nephews, Victoria Ochs, Nicholas Kniezewski, Zachary Kniezewski, Steven Ochs III, Lillian Ochs, Sebastian Richter, Rilynn Richter, Elijah Rittenhouse and Wyatt Richter. 


Along with her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her sister and best friend, Dorothy (Douglass) Januzelli.  


Relatives and friends are invited to her Graveside Service on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 10:30 AM in Riverside Cemetery, 200 S. Montgomery Ave., Norristown, PA 19403.  


Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 East Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA, (610) 277-1600

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