JoAnn Elaine Peiffer Kolin, age 81, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her home in Cambridge Springs, PA. JoAnn was born on May 17, 1934 in Cambridge Springs, PA, a daughter of the late Harold Peiffer and Autumn Dine Peiffer. She married Edward James Kolin on October 16, 1954 and he survives.

Kolin, JoAnn Elaine PeifferA lifelong resident of Cambridge Springs, JoAnn was a 1953 graduate of Cambridge Springs High School where she enjoyed socializing with her classmates and where she was a member of the High School band and choir. JoAnn had a keen interest in Cambridge Springs events and was a participant at many Cambridge Springs Boro Council meetings, attended Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Cambridge Springs, was a member of the Mother of Twins Club and a member of a local diet club. In addition, she was an active supporter of the Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Department, and was a member of the John Stanley MacDuff American Legion Post #381 Auxiliary of Cambridge Springs.

Surviving JoAnn in addition to her husband, Edward J. Kolin, are three children: twins- Krista Carleton of Erie and Kurtiss Kolin and his wife, Patricia of Colorado Springs, CO; and Keith Kolin and his wife, Lori of Cambridge Springs; four grandchildren – Lindsay Hubler and her husband, Jason; Jessica McCormick and her husband, Adam; Melissa Carleton; and Matthew Kolin; six great grandchildren – Leah, Colin, Chloe, Braden, Julia, and Tori. JoAnn is further survived by a sister – Anita MacDonald of Erie; her favorite niece – Linda McLaughlin and her husband, Tom; her nephew – David Peiffer; an honorary son – Gary Parkin and his wife, Susan, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday, August 27th from 6-9 and on Friday from 1-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Venango Cemetery.