JoAnne Louise Edevane
Mrs. JoAnne Louise Edevane, age 69, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
Born in Kingston, PA, on June 29, 1943, Mrs. Edevane was the daughter of the late Joseph Papp and Anna Coutts Papp. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and had also been employed as a bookkeeper for local automobile dealerships for 12 years. In her leisure hours, Mrs. Edevane greatly enjoyed reading, solving difficult puzzles, and bird watching. As the family historian, she also relished the many challenges of genealogical research and had an extensive knowledge of her ancestors’ cultural heritage.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Joseph W. Edevane; son, Richard J. Edevane (Lori) of New Castle; daughter, Deborah A. Dickerson (Kevin Sr.) of Middletown; and grandchildren, Emily, Kevin Jr., Shawn, and Marisa. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Donald J. Papp.
A funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Monday, October 15, 2012, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where visitation will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 100 W. 10th St., Wilmington, DE 19801.