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Thursday March 7th, 2019
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Elma J. Koon

Koon – Elma J., 96, Moxham, formerly of Benshoff Hill, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 3, 2019. Born on June 6, 1922 in Johnstown, daughter of Theodore W. and Ivy I. (Metzger) Hunt. Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 65 years, James T. Koon; infant daughter, Marsha M. Koon; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Koon; siblings, John Hunt, Maxine Lehman, and an infant sister, Evana Hunt. She is survived by her loving sons, Dennis W. Koon, Davidsville and James D. Koon (Raymond G. Shrift) both of Johnstown; grandchildren, Joseph J. (Anna) Koon, Boston, MA, Cyndi D. Koon and her husband, Matt Holm, both of New Paltz, NY, Matthew J. Koon, Willow Spring, NC, and Eric T. Koon, Holly Springs, NC; great grandchildren, Bryce T. and Ellie M. Koon, both of Holly Springs, NC; sisters, Lois Leidy, Albuquerque, NM, and Sara Jean Snyder, Johnstown and numerous nieces and nephews. Elma was a 1938 graduate of Conemaugh High School. She retired from Johnstown Bank and Trust after 20 years of service as a Teller in the main office. Elma was a member of Moxham Church of the Brethren and the Order of the Eastern Star. She and her late husband, Jim moved to Daytona Beach, FL in 1977 after they retired and returned in 1997 to be with family. Elma enjoyed baking, cooking and entertaining her family and friends. Friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, with the Rev. Daniel Rhodes officiating. Private interment will be at Benshoff Hill Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Elma. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent on March 6, 2019

We have so many sweet memories of Aunt Elma! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With deepest sympathy, Holly Rolt & family and Marilyn Balog & family

Expression of Sympathy Mar 6 2019 12:00 AM

An Arrive In Style was ordered on March 6, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 6 2019 12:00 AM

You and your family have our sincere condolences. What a lovely woman.

Denny and Joyce Cobaugh Mar 5 2019 12:00 AM

A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was ordered on March 5, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 5 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elma Koon

Karen Thomas Mar 5 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elma Koon

Janice Bunch Mar 5 2019 12:00 AM

I don't have many memories of my Aunt Elma but I do remember her always with a smile and ready to welcome her friends and family into her home. I was probably just a young teen the last time I saw her (many years ago) but we will miss her just the same. My condolences to the family.

Scott Leidy Mar 5 2019 12:00 AM

An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was ordered on March 4, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers and condolences.
Lois, Arnie and Lana Leidy

Arnie Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM