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 Joanne H Wajda

Joanne H Wajda

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Death 9 Apr 2016
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Harbeson, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 161000170 · View Source
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Joanne H. Wajda, 94, of Wilmington, formerly of Milton, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 9, 2016. Born in Farmington, she was the daughter of the late Andrew J. and Kathryn (Karnas) Kielbasa.

Joanne was a graduate of Milford High School Class of 1939. She graduated as a registered nurse from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. Joanne worked as an RN at Milford Memorial Hospital and for the late Dr. Thomas J. Tobin before moving from Milton to Wilmington in 1966. She worked at St. Francis Hospital until retirement in 1987. After retiring, Joanne was continued her caregiving at Stonegates Retirement Community.

Joanne was an unbelievable caretaker, whom taking care of people was her specialty. She was very loving and nurturing to everyone she met. The pride and joy of her life were her two grandchildren, Melanie and Brian Kasey, whom she treasured spending time with.

Joanne was predeceased by her husband, Frank B. Wajda; her daughter, Mary Anne Peters; as well as many siblings. She is survived by her son, Michael Wajda (Lynn) of Milton; her daughter, Jeanne Kasey of Wilmington; her grandchildren, Melanie Kasey, Brian Kasey and John Wajda (Amy); her stepgrandaughters, Lori Fowler and husband Craig, and Ashley Daulbe and husband Brian; her great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Zachary Wajda, Aubrey and Austin Fowler, and Joshua and Nora Daulbe; her sister, Rosalie Ragan; many nieces and nephews; as well as her dear friend Allyn Sopirak.

A viewing will be held Thursday, April 14, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, where a Celebration of Joanne's Life will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at All Saints' Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff at Manor Care Pike Creek, as well as to her special nurse, Holly, for their compassionate care and support for Joanne.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paws for People, Attn: Rosemarie LeNoir, P.O. Box 9955, Newark, DE 19714.

Cape Gazette, DE, April 11, 2016


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  • Created by: lolo1951
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161000170
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joanne H Wajda (unknown–9 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161000170, citing All Saints Cemetery, Harbeson, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by lolo1951 (contributor 47931899) .