Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Macdill Chapel
Tampa, FL
DiMARCO, Joy E. 78, of Tampa, passed away after a brief illness on May 6, 2021. Joy Herman was born in Tampa, but grew up in Valrico. She graduated from Brandon High School in 1960. She met her future husband, Frank DiMarco, while working at the First National Bank of Tampa. They married in 1963 and had three children. She was a dedicated wife and mother always putting her family's needs before hers. Joy was an accomplished seamstress, which she learned form her mother, grandmother, and at the Brandon 4-H Club. She also took up cross-stitch, quilting, and embroidery, winning many blue ribbons and awards for her handiwork. She also loved golf and traveled the country playing with Frank. She won the Palma Ceia Woman's Club Championship in 2004 and the Women's Memorial Tournament in 2005. Joy was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank; her parents, Milton and June Herman; and her step-mother, Ilif Herman. She is survived by her children, Anthony (Mary Rose) of Tallahassee; Richard (Dana) of League City, Texas; Michael of Tampa; and seven grandchildren, Frank, James, Mary Joy, Richard Jr., Tiffany, Jack, and Chance. She is also survived by her sister, Caryl Rae (Chuck) Zink; and sister-in-law, Alice Herman. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Friday, May 21 at Blount & Curry 605 S. MacDill Ave. The funeral will be held at 11 am on Saturday May 22 at Blount & Curry. Burial service will follow at 1 pm at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. The family will then receive friends and family at her apartment. Pallbearers at the service are: Anthony DiMarco, Richard DiMarco, Michael DiMarco, Frank DiMarco, James DiMarco, and Richard DiMarco, Jr. In lieu of flowers, please send a memorial gift in her name to Hillsborough County 4-H Association, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33584-3334. Please mark memo Trailblazer 4-H Club. Please visit her online guestbook at
Published by Tampa Bay Times on May 16, 2021.
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Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Macdill Chapel
605 S MACDILL AVE, Tampa, FL
Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Macdill Chapel
605 S MACDILL AVE, Tampa, FL
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May all your beautiful and precious memories of Joy bring you comfort, peace and strength from God.
Jo H
May 16, 2021
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing God is with you and your family lean on him in your time of need. Please accept my most heartfelt condolences.
Simone Taylor
May 16, 2021
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