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Joyce B. Shores

Died: 3/13/2010

Retired Nurse and Educator

Mrs. Joyce B. Shores, age 77, of Newark, DE, died on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Joyce was born in Passaic, NJ, on April 1, 1932, daughter of the late Betty (German) and Arthur Haussler. A graduate of the Helene Fuld Medical Center School of Nursing (Trenton, NJ) and Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), she worked as a registered nurse and educator throughout her career. As a young nurse, she spent two years working for the US State Department at the embassy in Karachi, Pakistan. She would go on to teach in the St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing until its closure and later accepted a position as an instructor in the nursing assistant program at Hodgson Vo-Tech High School, where she was named Teacher of the Year in 1988. Joyce loved her family and many friends and was loved by everyone who knew her. She was also devoted to animals throughout her life, especially dogs and her beloved pet dog, Eddie. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Donald D. Shores; son, Alan Shores of Delaware City; grandsons, Bradley Shores and Eric Shores of Newark; and cousin, Robert Radke of Rockford, MI. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where visitation will begin at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713. To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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