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Joanne P. Whitlock-Bovee

January 17, 1953 - January 24, 2022

Heaven gained another angel on Monday, January 24, 2022 when Joanne P. Whitlock-Bovee, age 69, of Bear, DE, peacefully passed away.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 17, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anne (Tambourelli) Whitlock. Joanne worked at DOW Finance Corp. and happily retired in 2018.  She loved sharing her culinary talents with her family and friends whom enjoyed her cooking specialties.  Joanne was an immaculate house keeper and took great pride in her home. Her talent for sharing her tender loving nature was felt by all and will be dearly missed. She will be remembered as a loving wife, sister, aunt and friend.

Joanne leaves behind her loving husband of 34 years, Bryan Mark Bovee; brother, Joseph Whitlock; and many other family members including her beloved nieces and nephews.

All services will be held privately.

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18 Condolences for Joanne P. Whitlock-Bovee

  • This breaks my heart. Joanne was one of the most kind hearted caring person you would ever meet. She was so willing to help people and Nurture. She always seemed to know what to say to make thing feel ok. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Bryan that was beautiful! I can never express how sorry I am. You said heaven gained an Angel well you’ve gained a Guardian Angel and Joanne will always be looking over you! She was just a beautiful person and we will all feel your loss. Love you my friend.

  • I am just without words. Joanne was just a beautiful person, inside and out. Heaven got an angel and Jo will be missed. She had a heart of gold and was always willing to give of herself. Let’s not forget her amazing cooking ! You will be missed Joanne💕 . Eddie and I loved every moment we got to spend with u and Bryan.

  • Bryan what a beautiful tribute! I am so sorry for your loss. You said Heaven gained an Angel well you have a Guardian Angel to always look over you. Sending you love my friend

  • Your trbute is beautiful. I am so very sorry for your loss. You said Heaven gained a Angel. You now have a Guardian Angel to always watch over you. You’re in my prayers

  • Mark, We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences.
    Prayers and love to you and the family.

  • You will truly be missed! Ms. Jo you were one of the kindest, funniest, down to earth people there were. You always knew how to make a room laugh and I will never forget all the happy times we shared. Live on in heaven and one day we will meet again. Xoxo

  • My heart aches for you. Joanne was a beautiful person both inside and out. She was a strong ray of sunshine and always had a smile on her face and she will be greatly missed. I’m so sorry for your loss and may the love of your friends and your family help you heal through this sad time I love you.

  • Bryan and the family of Miss Joanne,
    You have my deepest condolences. I am so sorry for your loss. RIP Miss Jo.

  • To Bryan and all her family, Sending love and hugs. Her morning salutations always made me smile. Joanne is greatly loved and missed.

  • I was sorry to hear of her passing. She was so caring, and would always listen to anyone that needed to talk. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to the family.

  • My Sister was a very Special Person. She was the most Intelligent Person I ever known. She was Tenacious and didn’t take crap from no one. She, and Bryan would unselfishly help anyone who needed help, including me on many occasions and one Helluva Great Cook, just like our Mom! Bryan was so good for Her, just as Her for Him, they were two Peas in a Pod. I Love Her Very Much and She will be Deeply Deeply Missed.

  • I only met her a couple times, but each time she brought a smile to my face! Praying for the family! love you Bryan!

  • Bryan,
    I don’t know how I feel right now, just in awww! I just want you to know that Joanne was a wonderful individual and had a heart of gold. I was saddened when she retired. We worked together for 21 years and was always a team player, and all I can say is she will truly be missed. My condolences to you and your family. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to call!! Rest in peace Joanne. We love you!! Alyrose said she can’t believe it and remembers all the fun times here at Deals On Wheels!! Love you!!

  • Bryan, my heart breaks for your loss of a beautiful sole and life partner. I am so proud to of had our beautiful sister In-law Joanne in our lives. I will dearly miss her laugh, her caring and gentle warmth always felt In her presence.
    I am so thankful for the many fun times we shared and of course the best cook ever …
    I’m sure Joanne, you are up in heaven sharing your cooking talents and dancing on the stars…
    My entire family are saddened you are no longer with us. love you and miss you dearly…Rest easy my beautiful sister In-law Joanne ❤️❤️ ❤️❤️

  • So sorry for your loss Bryan. I’ll always have happy memories of working with Joanne; a trusted and valued colleague and friend.

  • So very sorry to here that Joanne had passed, she was one of the Good ones. Bryan, God Bless and you have a beautiful Angel looking over you now.

  • I am so so sorry for your loss Brian my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family