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Joan Dakota

April 2, 1933 — March 8, 2018

Joan (Marsh) Dakota, 84, wife of the late Frank T. Dakota, Sr., of Phoenixville, PA, died on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Born on April 2, 1933 in Erdenheim, PA, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Florence (Himeback) Marsh.

She graduated from Tredyffrin-Easttown High School in 1951. Joan was one of the original volunteers at the Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Shop and was a member of the Phoenixville AARP, the Phoenixville Senior Center and volunteer for Meals of Wheels. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and was a driver for the HOPE Ministry.

Surviving are:

Daughter, Debbie wife of Joe Dudzinski;

Daughter, Joanne wife of Joe Labik;

Daughter, Patty wife of David Quinn;

Son, Thomas Dakota and wife Shannon Durante;

Son, Steven Dakota.

12 Grandchildren.

8 Great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by son, Frank T. Dakota, Jr.

Sisters, Mary Onstott, Mildred Onstott, Letitia Southwell, Barbara Arney, and Florence Hartzell .

Brothers, Robert Marsh and Floyd Marsh, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass at St. Ann Chapel, 604 S. Main Street, Phoenixville, PA on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 am with Rev. John J. Newns officiating.

Burial will follow in Philadelphia Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the Chapel on Saturday from 8:45 to 9:45 am.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Lamplighters, c/o Calvary Bible Church, 710 Valley Park Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460 or the Phoenixville AARP, 123 Main Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460.

Arrangements are by the Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Phoenixville, PA

Condolences may be given at www.GatchaFuneral.com

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