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Joann Louise Chedeville May 15, 1940 - Nov 26, 2018

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Joann Louise Chedeville, (NEE Smith), age 78, died peacefully Monday, November 26, 2018 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Joann was raised and educated in the Overbrook Park section of Philadelphia.  She attended St. Callistus Parochial School and West Catholic School for Girls (1958) in Philadelphia. In her forties she returned to college full time to pursue her career as a nurse. In 1986 she graduated from Neumann University, earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. After graduating, Joann worked as a nurse at several places before retiring in 2001 from the Sisters of St. Francis Assisi House in Aston after 10 years of service. Joann has lived in Aston for the past 55 years. She was a devoted wife and mother who was involved with the PTA and her children’s lives. She enjoyed traveling, camping and was a member of St. Francis DeSales Church and the Aston Historical Society. Joann’s grandchildren were very special to her and she enjoyed the time she spent with them.


Joann was the daughter of the late Joseph and Clara Groller Smith and the sister to the late Joseph J. Smith and Sandra Crane.


Joann is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years Edmond Chedeville; her children Renee Pietropolo (Nick), Joseph Chedeville (Diane), Annette Coats (Heath), and Lorraine Chedeville (Michelle); and her grandchildren whom she adored Brittany, Nicholas, Rachael, Kyle, Alicia, Lauren, Alyssa, and Erin.


VISITATION: Tuesday from 10-11:15am at the Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home, 5980 Chichester Ave. Aston.

FUNERAL LITERGY: 11:30am Tuesday at the funeral home.

BURIAL: St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Neumann University for the Joann Louise Chedeville Scholarship Fund, 1 Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014 or The Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia at





Service Location

Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home

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Begins: Dec 04, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm

5980 Chichester Ave

Aston, PA 19014

Cemetery Location

Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery

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Dec 04, 2018 12:30pm - 12:45pm

1600 S. Sproul Road

Springfield, PA 19064


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Norka M Padilla says:

Submitted on: Dec 02, 2018

What a terrific life and legacy! We are so sorry for your loss and send our deepest condolences to all of Joann's family. With love to you all, Norka Padilla & Family

Ruth Ross says:

Submitted on: Nov 30, 2018

Sorry for your family's loss, Ed. It was always nice seeing Joann at the historical society meetings. Thinking of you and your family.

Patricia Dement says:

Submitted on: Nov 30, 2018

Truly sorry for your loss. Joann was a wonderful women and I know she will be looking down on you and your entire family. Our prayers are with you through this extremely hard time.

Warren Smith says:

Submitted on: Nov 30, 2018

So sorry to hear of your loss Ed. Your dedication and love for Joann was unmatched. Being together for that many years makes it such a sorrowful time. Joyce and I are thinking of you.

Kathy Shoemaker says:

Submitted on: Nov 29, 2018

Your mom was a wonderful woman, she will be missed.

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