A photo of Joan Henn

Joan Henn

July 24, 1941 - November 25, 2018


Joan Henn, age 77, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Born in Bryn Mawr, PA on July 24, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Anne (Conover) Hack. Joan worked as a Senior clerk typist for the State of Delaware at the Hudson Service Center, retiring after more than 20 years of service.

Her children and grandchildren were her number one love and she cherished memories spent with them. Joan enjoyed watching and playing sports. She was a lifelong Elvis fan. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend to many.

In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her grandson, Daniel Barker. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Barker (Harry); sons, Michael J. Henn and Richard M. Henn; brother, Richard J. Hack; and grandchildren, Timothy, Matthew, Joseph and Nicholas Barker and Eric, Lindsay, Christian, Alyssa, and Jason Henn.

All services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joan’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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