Joan E. Brua

Date of Death: 3/19/2018

Joan E. Brua

Feb. 10, 1928 - March 19, 2018

Joan E. Brua, 90, Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday evening at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, peacefully in her sleep.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Leo Francis and Jesse Sophia (Degenhardt) Kuhn.

On September 5, 1949, in Hollidaysburg, she married Stanley K. Brua, who preceded her in death September 10, 2004.

She is survived by two sons: Stan (Dee) of Greenbackville, VA and Kent (Donna) of Danville, PA; three daughters: Kathy Crawford (Patrick) of Chandler, AZ, Kim Caporuscio of Hollidaysburg, and Aimee Ruhl (Joseph) of Lansdale, PA; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Kirk Elwood; four sisters: Magdalene John, Clara Jean Walker, Lucille Rhodes, and Dorothy Kuhn; brother, Leo F. Kuhn Jr, and a son-in-law, Kenneth Caporuscio.

Joan was a 1946 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont.  She loved spending time with her family and friends and her flower gardens.

Friends will be received from 10am until noon on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will directly follow at noon.

Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

The family requests that donations in memory of Joan be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Keystone Branch, 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 105, Pittsburgh, PA 15233, The Blair County Unit of the American Cancer Society, 1004 N Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, 810 River Ave, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, or the charity of your choice.


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