Services
Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home - New Castle
1000 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-2213
For more information about
Resources
More Obituaries for Joanne Varell
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Joanne S. Varell

Obituary Condolences

Joanne S. Varell Obituary
Joanne S. Varell

AGE: 79 • Wilmington

Joanne S. Varell, age 79, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, February 19, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, DE on September 23, 1936, Joanne was a daughter of the late James R. Shaw, Sr. and Sadie H. (Sharp) Shaw. She worked as a cashier at the Pike Creek Wawa, retiring after 15 years of dedicated service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Varell, Sr.; sisters, Doris L. Atkins, Dawn E. Pragg, and Shirley Duffy; brothers, John "Bob" Shaw, Donald Shaw, Sr., and James Shaw.

Joanne is survived by her daughters, Sharon R. Murphy of Newark, DE, Deborah A. Varell of Newark, DE; son, Robert D. Varell, Jr. (Geri) of New Castle, DE; sisters, Betty F. Dudley of Wilmington, DE, Jeanne Ratcliff; twin brother, Charles W. Shaw of Middletown, DE; grandchildren, Tracy Curry, John Murphy, Ashley Maurer, Blaine Varell, Britney Toy, Casey Varell, Elizabeth Wright, Robert Clemons, and Scott Clemons; and 13 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 26, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC, 20090.

To sign guest book, visit

spicermullikin.com

SPICER-MULLIKIN

FUNERAL HOMES

& CREMATORY

302-328-2213



Published in The News Journal on Feb. 21, 2016
Read More
More Information
Planning Guide
Send Me a Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home - New Castle