Joan L. Ockford (nee Leonard) of Doylestown, PA passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown, PA. She was 88.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Joan was a resident of Levittown, PA and Murrells Inlet, SC before moving to Doylestown in 2017.
She was formerly employed as an administrative assistant at Educational Testing Services.
Joan was a former member of St. Michael’s Church in Murrells Inlet, SC and Queen of the Universe Church in Levittown, PA.
She was the beloved wife of the late William Ockford; devoted mother of Wendy Hess (William), John “Jack” Ockford (Peggy), Bill Ockford (Patricia), Jeffrey Ockford (Traci), Richard Ockford (Nancy), Kathy Kennedy (Tom), and the late Michael Ockford who is survived by his wife Karen. Joan is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Queen of the Universe Church, 2443 Trenton Road, Levittown, PA 19056 on Friday, May 11th at 12:30 pm. Family will receive friends from 11:30 am -12:30 pm prior to mass.
Entombment will follow for Joan and her husband William, with military honors, at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940 at 2:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Joan's honor can be made by mail to Philabundance at 3616 S. Galloway St., Philadelphia, PA 19148 or by visiting www.philabundance.org and would be greatly appreciated by her family.
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