Joan Comitz Pinto

Joan Comitz Pinto, 86, of Spring Mount, PA, passed away December 11, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph Comitz, Sr. and the late Roy Pinto.


Born October 22, 1931 in Philipsburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Gladys (Switzer) Simmons. She and her first husband, Joseph, were the proprietors of Joe’s Spring Mount Hotel for many years. She enjoyed cooking and fine dining.


Surviving are two sons, Robert G. Comitz of Doylestown, PA, and Gregory Comitz and his wife, Linda, of Skippack, PA; a daughter, Cynthia L. Decembrino of Spring Mount and her partner, Ben Dreifus; and three sisters, Charlotte Kephart and Elaine Williams both of Philipsburg, and Nancy Higgins of West Virginia. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.


In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Comitz, Jr., in 1989.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at 11AM on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Chapel at Limerick Garden of Memories, 44 Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA, where family will receive friends from 10-10:45AM. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 140 Nutt Rd., 5th Floor, Phoenixville, PA 19460. Arrangements are by the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., of Skippack. Online condolences may be made to the family at