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Joyce Ann Meloni

AGE: 69 • Wilmington

Joyce Ann Meloni, age 69, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 22, 2016. Born in Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frances and Wallace D. Bennett, Sr.

Joyce was a graduate of Thomas McKean High School Class of 1967, the first graduating class. Before retiring, she was a secretary at DuPont for many years, where she met a close group of her lifelong friends.

In her spare time, Joyce had a green thumb and could be found in her yard in her vegetable or flower garden. She was also a talented artist and a good cook. Joyce also loved snuggling up at home with her 2 cats.

Joyce will be remembered for her love of her family and her close friends, especially as a doting Mommom to her 4 grandchildren. She was also close with her son's lifelong friends. Joyce always had open arms to anybody in need and would do anything for anyone.

Joyce is survived by her son, Jason M. Meloni, and his wife, Allyson; her 4 grandchildren, Donte, Michael, Christian, and Brooke; and her brother, Wallace D. "Donny" Bennett, Jr.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 3 from 10 to 11:30 AM at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808, where a Celebration of Joyce's Life will begin at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr., Wilmington, DE 19804.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017
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