Joan Ann Murtha

Born: 4/24/1945
Died: 8/21/2013

Joan Ann Murtha, age 68, of Claymont, DE, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
A native Delawarean, Joan was born in Wilmington on April 24, 1945, daughter of the late Walter E. Dych and Evelyn M. Garrett. She was employed as a school bus driver with the Brandywine School District until her retirement.
She is survived by her son, Staff Sgt. Jeffery A. Murtha (USA, Ret.) of Wilmington; daughter, Susan L. Murtha of Claymont; brother, Walter Dych and wife Mary of New Castle; sisters, Betty Dolan of Arizona and Nancy Crick and husband Ron of Hockessin; and grandchildren, Alana Murtha and Garrett Bandrowsky.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, August 26th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Autism Delaware, 924 Old Harmony Road, Suite 201, Newark, DE 19713 (302.224.6020).


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