Joanne M. “Jody” Fromal - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Joanne M. “Jody” Fromal

July 14, 1958 - June 7, 2023

Joanne M. “Jody” Fromal, age 64, of New Castle, DE, passed away with her family at her side on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on July 14, 1958, she was a daughter of Frances Jean (Diamond) Williams. Joanne was an exceptional person, filling people with her love. She always had a compliment and kind word for everyone. Those who knew her, loved her. Her kindness will be remembered fondly. Joanne especially cherished spending time with her family.

Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Donald Fromal, Jr.; and siblings, Eugene Rodowicz and Jesse Rodowicz. She is survived by her mother, Frances Jean Williams; sons, Francis Donald Fromal, Jesse D. Fromal, and James V. Fromal (Shiloh); and several grandchildren.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Penn Place Group Home and AccentCare Hospice for the exceptional care given to Joanne.

A committal service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, July 6, 2023, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joanne’s memory to Conexio Care, Penn Place Group Home, 706 Port Penn Road, Middletown, DE 19709.


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15 Condolences for Joanne M. “Jody” Fromal

  • We will miss you mom! Your unconditional love will always be cherished. Be at peace, and tell Dad we love and miss him. Love Don, Jesse and James.

  • You’ll be missed dearly mom mom, not a day goes by that we don’t think of you! Thank you for all the kindness and positivity you brought into our lives. Love, you’re granddaughter💓

  • Seashells remind us that every living thing leaves behind something of beauty🐚.
    The beauty of Joanne’s soul will live in our hearts forever.
    With lots of love…Aunt Bettysue & Uncle Nicky. ♥️

  • I went to high school with Joanne I had great memories and will treasure them forever

  • I always admired your gentle spirit. That same spirit lives on in your son, James. So very grateful that you are no longer in pain. Peace to your hearts, Wayne and Conne Anderson

  • Sorry for your loss.

  • Jesse,Don and James, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was wonderful lady and you guys were so blessed to have her as your mom. Sending prayers and love.
    Love Stacy and Tj

  • May your memories bring you peace. So sorry for your loss.

  • RIP JOANNE. You were as kind as they come and made beautiful sons. 💜Amber K

  • So sorry for your loss,Don Jesse James n mom mom Jeanni. Me n my kids have fond memories of mom mom Joanne. She always had a smile on her face n I will forever remember her smile,she lit any room she was in up! She will be missed. My son Vincent , her grandson says he loves her n will miss her. Cherish the memories you have with Joanne n you’ll have a smile on your face everytime you do. She was a very kind soul. May you RIP with your husband. Xo

  • Ms. Joanne was such a pleasure to care for and she will be missed. My prayers are with her family and friends.

  • I cherish so many memories of Joanne. We moved here when I was just five and she was a very first friend and remained in our lives all this time. She and my sister bev were inseparable!..we all rolled down the park hill together, put buttercups under each other’s chin and truly believed we tasted honey in all those honeysuckles we picked in the back yard!!!.. a lifetime of memories and that will always be with me and part of me. She has raised a beautiful family and my heart goes out to each one of them. I believe Joanne may have found bev by now, up in heaven, and they are perhaps putting buttercups under each other’s chins once more💖💖 all my love and prayers to her family.

  • I loved Joanne like a sister. I moved in two doors up from her when I was only 5 or 6 years old. My sisters Sharon, Bev and I shared so many great times wit Joanne. I remember all four of us climbing the Granny Smith apple tree so many times and sitting on branches eating apples until we we so full or got caught and jumped down and ran! We had a lot of fun! We played house in our play house in our back yard and sand songs together like we were the only ones on the planet! We climbed the park trees endlessly! Joanne was a forever life long friend and I am certain she and our sister Bev are dancing and singing up in heaven together now. I will cherish all of my dear memories of her and keep her sweet family, which she truly loved with all of her heart, in my thoughts and prayers. I love all of you and I am so very sorry for your great loss. My deepest condolences. 💔🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Sorry i miss mom ‘ s service i just stopped by the house and got an look in on jeannie. She was getting a little down time. Were are you guys going afterwards

  • Don, Jesse, James,
    It was so good seeing you guys again, I’ve missed you all. Don, your daughters are beautiful and kind. Jesse, your fiancé is as sweet as can be! Best wishes for your future life together.
    James, your wife is beautiful from the inside out, as you are and your little boy is adorable.
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you as you grieve the loss of your sweet mom, grandma, and mother in law. She was loved by all who knew her as was exemplified by today.
    With love and sadness,
    Kelley ❤️