Joan U. (Ulshafer) Moff

January 14, 1932 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Joan Moff Obituary

Joan U. Moff, 91, of Drums, passed away early Sunday morning, December 10, 2023, at Providence Place Retirement Community in Drums following a lengthy illness. 

 Born in Hazleton, January 14, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and E. Mildred (Derr) Ulshafer, Jr. and spent the past six years in Drums after moving from Bethlehem, and had previously resided in Somerset, NJ. 

 Joan was an Administrative Assistant at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ for 34 years. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Nuremberg. Joan was always impeccably dressed, enjoyed gardening, cooking, dancing, and watching the Hallmark Channel.  She adored her dog Dudley and spending time with animals.

 She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her loving husband Gerald J. Moff, who passed away February 20, 2022; and a brother Edgar Ulshafer. 

 Surviving are numerous cousins, including the Chyko Family, Fern Glen and Tolotti Family, Weston.
 Her funeral will be held with a Memorial Service on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 11 AM in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 260 Mahanoy St, Nuremberg. Friends may call at the church on Thursday morning from 10 AM until the time of service.  Interment will follow in Nuremberg Cemetery, Zion Grove. Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen, is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

 Memorial donations may be made to Luzerne County SPCA at Online condolences can be entered, and more information is available at

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Memorial Visitation
December 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
260 Mahanoy St
Nuremberg, PA 18241

Memorial Service
December 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
260 Mahanoy St
Nuremberg, PA 18241

Interment following funeral service
December 14, 2023

Nuremberg Cemetery

Zion Grove, PA 17985


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