Nurtured both the land and the people on it

Published April 18, 2019

LANCASTER, Pa. — Joanne J. Kuniholm, 62, of Lancaster, Pa., passed away peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2019 at home. She was the loving wife of Jason H. Kuniholm with whom she shared 38 years of marriage.

Born in Winchester, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Marjorie (Foye) Jeanes.

Joanne was a graduate of Messiah College and Hahnemann University and became a Marriage and Family Therapist.

She was a member of East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church. Joanne was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, and sister. She enjoyed the natural world, nurturing both the land and the people on it—family, friends and clients.

Along with her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mia Rogers, wife of Jonathan; two sisters, Carolyn (Robert) Horton, and Linda (Thomas) Joyce; two brothers, David (Geraldine) Jeanes, and Stephen (Deborah) Jeanes, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Paul Jeanes.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, 432 E. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA 17602. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Church World Service, 308 E. King St., Lancaster, PA 17602 or to East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church for the Chestnut Housing Corporation at the address listed above. To leave an online condolence, please visit