Joan Marie Stickel
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AGE: 84 • Hillsborough
Joan Marie Stickel, 84, passed peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Foothill Acres in Hillsborough. She was born and raised in Queens, NY and lived in Astoria and West Orange, before settling in Hillsborough in 1992. Joan spent many years in various banks as a bookkeeper and excelled in customer service. She was a former member of the Hillsborough Senior Citizens Chapter A, enjoying many trips to Atlantic City, Playhouses and Cruises with them. Joan loved the Jersey Shore too, but most of all, she loved the time spent with her beloved family.
She was predeceased by her husband, George; son, Richard and her son-in-law, Dennis Sullivan. Surviving are her daughters, Denise Sullivan and her partner David Ellmer, Diane Graham and her husband Dirk; her brother, Robert Strickland and his wife Iris; her grandsons, Christopher Pavese and his wife Jill and Michael Pavese and his fiancé Denise, and her great-grandchildren, Luciana and Lucca. Joan is also survived by her loving extended family in Virginia, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will begin on Thursday at 8:45 am in the Hillsborough Funeral Home, 796 US Hwy 206, Hillsborough followed by a 9:30 am Mass of Christian Burial in Mary Mother of God Church, Hillsborough. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting for family and friends will be Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in the funeral home. Donations may be made, in her memory, to the
Hillsborough Funeral Home
796 Rt. 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Published in Courier News from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2013