H Joann Paciona
Mrs. H. Joann Paciona, age 68, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at her home.
Born on March 8, 1942 in Pawama, WV, Mrs. Paciona was the daughter of the late Charlie Sparks and Beulah Grace Dickens Sparks. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Paciona worked as a counselor for Northeast Treatment Center. A dedicated mother and talented homemaker, she enjoyed gardening and crafting in her leisure hours.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Paciona was preceded in death by her brothers, Donald M. Smith, Eddie, Roy R., Johnny M., Robert L., and John W. Sparks; and sister, Linda D. Sparks. She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Jimmy Paciona; son, James A. Paciona and wife, Maria of New Castle, DE; daughters, Tina M. Hager and husband, David of Elkton, MD, and Lisa A. Diehl and husband, Eric of Delaware City, DE; brothers, Charles R. Sparks, and wife, Emma of Powhatan, VA, Eugene Sparks of Lashmeet, WV, Richard L. Sparks and wife, Darlene of Rock, WV, and Danny W. Sparks and wife, Peggy of Pinoak, WV; sister, Carol S. Floyd and husband, Larry of Delaware City, DE; grandchildren, Grace N. and Emma R. Diehl, and Colby J. Hager; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE. Services and interment will be held in West Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care Foundation, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899. To sign guest register, visit spicermullikin.com SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213