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Josephine Harbold


Josephine "Jo" Harbold, 89, of Middletown, peacefully passed away in the early hours of Saturday, March 21, 2020.

She was the daughter of the late Bertha and Hiram Beachler.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years, Chuck, who passed away earlier this year: and her four siblings Elmer, Romaine, Phyllis, and Oliver.

Jo, or Gram, as many may remember her by, was the epitome of a strong woman. She overcame many adversities in her lifetime. She enjoyed playing in the dirt, watching her "programs", drinking the same cup of coffee all day long, and going out to eat. She worked her whole career as a waitress at Kresgie's or Brady's often telling her granddaughters how much she loved it.

She is survived by her two sons, Art "Jake" Coble and his wife Bea of Inman, S.C., and Robert "Bob" Coble of Harrisburg, Pa.; three granddaughters, April and her husband Brian Weidner of Harrisburg, Pa., Kelly and her husband Chad Coons of Dillsburg, Pa. and Leondra Carter of Swansboro, N.C.; and three great-grandsons, Nathan Coons, and Ashton and Zander Carter.

Private services will be held at the family's request.

The family would like to thank AseraCare Hospice of Lancaster for your compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to AseraCare Hospice Foundation, 1410 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral arrangements.

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