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Joseph Edward “Joe” Tomchick, Jr.

August 9, 1963 - November 18, 2022

Joseph Edward “Joe” Tomchick, Jr., age 59, of Smyrna, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Born in Germany on August 9, 1963, he was a son of Joseph Edward and Frances (Komsisky) Tomchick, Sr.  Joe graduated from Delcastle Technical High School and started his lifelong career in HVAC.  As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Joe will be remembered for being a person who could do anything and would help anyone.  Out of all of his interests, spending time with his family brought him the greatest joy, especially his grandsons.

Joe was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kathy (Mauthe) Tomchick.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving daughters, Valarie Pettingill (Drew), and Jennifer Tobin (Jonathan); brother, David Tomchick (Kerry); sister, Pamela Tomchick; grandsons, William and Ryan; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3pm on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 3pm. Interment will be held privately.

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  • Aw Joe,
    You were a great father & grandfather, a great person that would always help anyone. You were funny and a great huntsman & fisherman. You were also a great friend and I will miss you. May you rest in heavenly peace for all eternity! May the angels wrap their loving wings around you and take you up to the heavens peacefully. You will be missed by many but never be forgotten. Goodbye my dear friend Joe :[

  • Valarie,
    We are truly sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I know you were close and I can only hope that those precious memories you made with him will bring some comfort in the days and months to come. Sending hugs to you, William and Ryan and your sister Jenny. Sincerely, Colleen

  • Dear Tomchick family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I grew up with your Joey. He was a great friend and neighbor. God Bless you all. You would know me as Lisa Ellenberger