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Official Obituary of

Joan E. (Hess) Morgan

July 18, 1950 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Joan Morgan Obituary

Joan E. “Joanie” (Hess) Morgan, 73, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024.  She was born the daughter of the late John and Evelyn (Kreiner) Hess.

Joan graduated high school and furthered her academic career taking college courses. She spent her working career doing many different jobs that she thoroughly enjoyed such as a Winston Girl, Elizabethtown’s Local Ambulance, EKG technician and Elizabethtown College. In her free time, she enjoyed listening to music as well as playing the piano, line dancing and taking care of her family. Joan also had a great love of animals, especially her fur babies. She was a selfless loving person who will be missed greatly. Even in her own struggles she continued to take care of everyone else.

She is survived by her children, Tyann Bailey and Jesse Morgan; grandchildren, Nicholas Bailey and Lindsey Stevenson; great grandchildren, Blake, Payton and Jaxson; siblings, Barry Hess, Steve Hess, Mike Hess, Craig Hess, Chris Hess, Bonita Brockett, Betty Huffman, Karen Shanafelter and Tracy Lee; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, February 23rd from 10 to 11 AM at Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM. Burial will be private per family request.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Pitties Love Peace, Pitties Love Peace, Inc. P.O. Box 534 Elizabthtown, PA 17022-0534. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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February 23, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory
130 North Market Street
Elizabethtown , Pennsylvania 17022

Funeral Service
February 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory
130 North Market Street
Elizabethtown , Pennsylvania 17022

Private Graveside Service
February 23, 2024

Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
6701 Jonestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112


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