Joan M. Thompson - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Joan M. Thompson

December 20, 1940 - December 31, 2023

Joan M. Thompson, age 83, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 31, 2023.

Born in Wilmington on December 20, 1940, Joan was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Marie (Quigley) Moore, Sr. She dedicated her life to caring for her family as a dedicated homemaker.

In her leisure time, Joan enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling, singing, reading, sewing and knitting. Above all, she cherished the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her brother, John W. Moore, Sr. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, William E. Thompson; children, Mark E. Thompson, Sr. (Rose) and Diane M. Thompson; brother, Joseph A. Moore, Jr. (Liz); sister-in-law, Carolyn W. Moore; grandchildren, Nicole Price, Brittany Tyndall (Mark), Mark Thompson, Jr. (Jessica) and Marissa Kontos (Chris); and great grandchildren, Logan, Peyton, Madeline, Sofia and Kennedy.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10:30 am on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan’s memory to AccentCare Hospice, 17855 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75287 or online by clicking here.


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11 Condolences for Joan M. Thompson

  • Mark, Rose and family,
    So sorry for your loss, sending prayers🙏🏻and 💕 love your way.

  • Rest in peace Aunt Joan. Know that you were loved.Sherry Thompson Steele

  • Mrs.Thompson was a very kind sweet woman and we wish her family healing and love during this difficult time! Xoxo

  • Thinking of the Thompson family and friends for the loss of their loved one Joan.
    Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” —Matthew 5:4.
    May she now rest in peace.
    Joan was a 1958 graduate of William Penn High School and was a member of the National Honor Society.
    May God bless.
    Her Cousin. Catherine Moore Travers

  • So sorry for your loss. She was truly a blessing to all. Looking forward to reuniting with her one day!

  • Diane my sincere condolences to you and your family. Praying for your strength and peace during this most difficult time.

  • So sorry for your loss
    🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Prayers for you and your Family during this difficult time.

  • Mark and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  • Pa mum will have a spot in many hearts.she took to me with no hesitation.hugged me when I didn’t know I really needed it.Beautiful soul inside and out.


  • I just want you all to know, how sad I was to hear of Joan’s passing. We didn’t see each other often, but I will truly miss her. She was such a special person. Prayers for Bill and his family.