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Joan Carol Doto

Georgetown, De - Joan Carol Doto passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the St. Francis Hospital Compassionate Care Unit in Wilmington.

Joan was born in Baltimore, MD daughter of the late James R. and Carolyn (Sparenberg) Kohlhaus.

She worked in the medical field for many years and retired from Beebe Healthcare in medical transcription. Joan was a member of the Lewes-Rehoboth Moose Lodge #646, as well as, St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard J. Doto; her twin sister, Jean Carroll; and a brother, Ronald Kohlhaus.

She is survived by four siblings, James Kohlhaus (Beverly) of Wye Mills, MD, Raymond Kohlhaus (Sandy) of Phoenix, AZ, William Kohlhaus (Shirley) of Baltimore, MD and Mary Ginder (Bill) of Maine; and a brother-in-law, Timothy Carroll, Monck's Corner, SC. Joan is also survived by three sisters-in-law, of Wilmington, with whom she was close, Marilyn J. Doto (William S. Montgomery), Michele J. Fanny Montgomery (J. Michael Montgomery), and Lori Doto; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at St Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, 152 Tulip Drive, Lewes, DE 19958 with visitation from 10:00am-11:00am. Burial will immediately follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE 19966.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses, caretakers and staff at both Compassionate Care Hospice as well as CHEER Senior Services for their kind, compassionate and loving care of Joan the past several months. The family would also like to thank Joan and Rick's devoted neighbors, Mary, Joseph and Evelyn, who went out of their way, providing assistance to Joan, after Rick's passing in November 2017.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 E. Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804 or CHEER Senior Services, 546 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947.

Arrangements in the care of Short Funeral Services, Georgetown.
Published in The Daily Times on June 13, 2018
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