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Joann Broadhurst Sparks

December 9, 1927 — April 1, 2017

Joann Broadhurst Sparks, 89, of Wenonah, passed away on April 1, 2017. Joann was born in Wilmington, DE and raised in Woodbury before moving to Wenonah where she lived for over 50 years. She was graduated from Woodbury High School and Swarthmore College. Joann was employed by the Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia and Johnson Screens in Thorofare. She was a dedicated community volunteer and a devoted helper for neighbors, friends, and family for many years. Her love for reading, gardening, and nature was reflected in her many activities including the Wenonah Environmental Commission, the Wenonah Historical Society, Garden Club, and Monday Club. She loved sailing on the Chesapeake, visiting her beloved Stoddartsville, and enjoyed attending her grandchildrens many activities and sporting events.
Joann was predeceased by her devoted husband of 62 years, Donald R. Sparks, and their eldest son, William B. Sparks. She is survived by two sons, David P. (Elizabeth) of Woodbury & Donald G. (Annemarie) of Wenonah, and 3 grandchildren, Sarah, Theodore, and Thomas. She was also predeceased by her parents, Joseph P. Broadhurst and Ann Owen Broadhurst and her brother Joseph P. Broadhurst II.
Visitation Friday 7 to 9pm at the DAVIS & WAGNER FUNERAL HOME 171 Delaware St. Woodbury, NJ and Saturday 10am with the services following at 11am. Interment will take place at Harleigh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends Village at Woodstown 1 Friends Dr. Woodstown, NJ 08098. Memories & condolences may be shared at daviswagner.com.




Friday, April 07, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Davis and Wagner Funeral & Cremation Services
171 Delaware Street
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

Saturday, April 08, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Davis and Wagner Funeral & Cremation Services
171 Delaware Street
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

Saturday, April 08, 2017
11:00 AM
Davis and Wagner Funeral & Cremation Services
171 Delaware Street
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

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