Joan A. Motter, 82, of Carlisle, passed away on
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at her home. She was born on July 15, 1934 in Harrisburg, and was the daughter of
the late Dr. Julius H. Anderson, MD and Dorothy J. (Smith) Anderson. She was the widow of Charles A. Motter,
who died December 6, 1996.
Joan was a 1952 graduate of the
John Harris High School in Harrisburg. Joan retired after more than 30 years of service with Andersen Logistics,
Carlisle. She was a member of the Christian Life Community Church, Newville.
She is survived by one brother, Dr. Julius H. (wife, Rosalind) Anderson, Jr., MD of Pomfret, VT, two step-sons; Wayne
and Galen Motter, both of Carlisle, several step-grandchildren, nephews and other extended family members. She
was predeceased by one step-son, Paul Dean Motter and one step-daughter, Patricia Beittel.
A memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the Christian Life Community Church, 3151
Ritner Highway, Newville, with Rev. Steve Gibb officiating. A time of fellowship will immediately follow
the service at the church. Private burial will be at Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions
may be made to her church. www.Since1853.com.
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