September 30, 1947 - September 25, 2023
Joan Aivalotis, age 75, of Stuart, FL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, September 25, 2023.
Born in Wilmington, DE on September 30, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Helen (Ehart) Wilson. Joan was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and Elon College in New Castle where she studied music as her major. Following college, she taught pre-school at Young World in Delaware. Joan then worked at Infinetics in Wilmington for several years, and later worked at Gordons Jewelers in Concord Mall. Joan and her husband, Daryl owned several pet stores in Delaware, J&D’s Pets. In July of 1996, she and Daryl moved to Florida where she worked for Condon Jewelry for several years.
Joan loved to crochet and enjoyed making various projects for others. She was an avid Star Trek fan. Above all, Joan loved her animals, especially Belle.
In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Reeder. She is survived by her husband, Daryl Lynn Aivalotis; children, Mitch Greene and Bryan Aivalotis; grandchildren, Abram, Benjamin, and Éowyn; and life long friend, Debbie Camp.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A committal service will begin at 10 am on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan’s memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 290 Churchmans Road, New Castle, DE 19720 or online by clicking here.