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Joan VanTiggelen

Joan M. VanTiggelen (Greenwood)

Monday, November 5th, 1962 - Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Joan M. (Greenwood) VanTiggelen, 58, of Bernville, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at her home. She was the wife of Douglas VanTiggelen. Born in Sacramento, California she was the daughter of Ronald H. Greenwood and Yvonne A. (Usher) Greenwood, Wyomissing. She graduated from Holy Name High School and Penn State University with a B.S and M.S. degrees and earned her D.V.M. from the University of Tennessee. She was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola R.C.C. Dr. Greenwood served her community through her practice, Blue Marsh Veterinary clinic for over 25 years.

In addition to her husband and parents, Joan is survived by her loving children Alan and Vanessa, siblings Shawn, Corale, Dennis, Mark, Ann Marie, and Jaime. She had many nieces and nephews, and was pre-deceased by her sister Pam. She loved and was devoted to her family and friends, and her medical practice. Her candor, intelligence, and sense of humor will be greatly missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10:30 am at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2600 St Albans Drive, Reading, PA 19609. Internment will be private at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale, PA. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Service

    February 24th, 2021 | 10:30am
    February 24th, 2021 10:30am
    St Ignatius Loyola Church
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Gethsemane Cemetery
    3139 Kutztown Rd.
    Laureldale, PA 19605
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Yvonne Hall

Posted at 07:34pm
My condolences to the Vantiggelen and Greenwood family. Dr. Greenwood cared for our animals for many years. She treated her patients like her own pets. She will be missed. May God give you his strength, comfort, and peace during this most difficult time.
Jeffrey and Yvonne Hall

Miranda Speicher

Posted at 12:13pm
Dr. Greenwood is the sweetest woman my family and I know. She was the best vet we took our fur babies to. We miss her already, but we are relieved her pain has been lifted from her shoulders. May she Rest In Peace now that God has her in His hands. She will make a beautiful guardian angel. We miss and love you Joan.

Michelle Fessler

Posted at 09:36am
Dear Doug, Alan, and Vanessa,

I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your wonderful wife and mother. I only met her a few times but always thought of how very fortunate and blessed you all were to have her with you and what a compassionate and accomplished woman she was. I am sure she enriched and completed your lives in a multitude of ways. Please know that as incredibly painful as it is right now, there is a genuine, wonderful hope that she is safe and waiting for all of you.

Michelle Fessler

Karen Rimby

Posted at 07:26am
I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Joan! I always loved her conversations in the dental office talking about her animals she treated. She was so kind and her laugh and smile always made u smile and laugh! I’m so sorry Doug, Alan, and Vanessa for ur loss of a special wife and a great mom! Your prayers are all here for you! Love Karen ( Doctor Mike’s assistant)

Anne Rocktashel

Posted at 05:29pm
May the memory of Joan be evergreen.
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