Joan Fenimore (Storey) Parker(1931 - 2018)

Joan Fenimore Storey Parker, of Leipsic, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 86.

Mrs. Parker was born June 24, 1931 in Dover, to the late William C. Storey and Nan Slaughter Storey.

She had worked for the Delaware Division of Corporation. After retirement she worked at the family business, Pleasanton's Seaford, until 2006. Mrs. Parker was the family cook and known for and loved preparing Sunday family dinners. Everything revolved around her girls, and that's where she wanted to spend all her time. She enjoyed going to the beach and the Bombay Hook Refuge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John "Buddy" Parker and son-in-law, Alan Pleasanton.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Nan Pleasanton of Leipsic and Susan Tudor (Bobby) of Dover; sister, Sandra Dixon of Dover; grandchildren, Nan Fox (Jim) and Mandy Ridgeway (Shawn) all of Leipsic; great-grandchildren, Trevor and Nathan Fox, Maci and Jace Ridgeway, Leanne and Samantha Fox; niece, Dana Perschau and nephew, Brian Dixon and several nieces and nephews.

The family wants to thank Delaware Hospice, special friend Margie Fox and special caretakers Lisa Mosley and Karli Jennings for all their support and kindness.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Roby United Methodist Church, 245 Main Street, Leipsic, DE 19901.

Funeral Home

Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road
1145 Lebanon Road Dover, DE 19904
(302) 734-3341

Published in Dover Post from May 16 to May 25, 2018