302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Joan Leona Mayhart

Joan Leona Mayhart, age 86, of Wilmington, DE passed away on March 21, 2020.

She was a graduate of A.I. DuPont High School. After high school, she worked at General Electric, National Vulcanized Fiber, ICI/Astra Zeneca and Sears. She enjoyed getting together with high school friends several times a year for lunch to catch up with each other. She was an avid bowler and bowled in different leagues in Wilmington.She also enjoyed shopping at Thrift Stores, yard sales and flea markets in her free time. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who will truly be missed.

She is predeceased by her husband of 46 years Henri LaMert Mayhart and her late in life partner Stanley Banack. Survived by her sons Dean (Frances) Mayhart, Glen (Carol) Mayhart, grandchildren Michael Mayhart, Daniel Mayhart, Jaclyn (Sean) Devenney, Matthew Mayhart and his fiancée Kristen McAllister, Dan Rozman (Rachel) and their 3 children Charlie, Naevia and Dani. A special thanks to long-time caregiver and friend Belvie Hilyard.

Funeral Services

Burial will be private at Lower Brandywine Cemetery.


    Deborah & James Mayhart writes,
    We are so very sorry to learn of Joan's passing, and our prayers are with her and you, her family. You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
    03/23/2020 02:24 pm
    Mark Banack lit a candle and writes,
    I am so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was a kind and thoughtful woman and will always be remembered. My thoughts and prayers are with Joan's Family.
    03/24/2020 11:13 am
    Bob Maloney writes,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Mrs M’s passing. She was a terrific person and like a second mom to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dean and Glen as well as the rest of your family.
    03/24/2020 05:22 pm
    Jerry Garton lit a candle and writes,
    Thank you Dean & Frances, Glen & Carol and your families for sharing your Beloved Joan with my Uncle Stan, helping them both to continue a loving life on this earth. May we all be as fortunate as they were. Sending much Peace and Love to all of you, Jerry
    03/25/2020 11:06 am
    Margaret Eipper lit a candle and writes,
    So sorry to read in the News Journal of Joan's passing. We were high school friends from way back. With deepest sympathy, Margaret Eipper One of the members of the A.I. "girls" lunch bunch.
    03/26/2020 01:05 pm

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