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Joan A. Hipkiss

Deal Island – Joan Avon Hipkiss, 83, passed away at home on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Born in Gulfport, MS on February 23, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Celine (D’Ladiner) Pierce.

Joan was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is now reunited with her husband, Wilfred E. Hipkiss who passed away in 2014 after 60 years of marriage. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wenona and was an excellent artist and musician.

She is survived by her children, Michael Dean Hipkiss and his wife, Susan Kleese of Deal Island, Catherine Avon Macartney of Overland Park, KS, and William Eugene Hipkiss of Willow Grove, PA, grandchildren Effy Winter, Kyle Kleese, Jennifer Schiebe, (Michael), Benjamin and Logan Hipkiss, great grandson Jefferson Schiebe and special daughter-in-law Carrie Ellen Hipkiss.

A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wenona with a visitation one hour before the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. David Webster will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Paul’s Church, C/O Leah Webster, P.O. Box 54, Deal Island, Md. 21821-0054

3 comments to Joan A. Hipkiss

  • Martha J Mister

    Joan was a really sweet and wonderful lady. We enjoyed the times she spent at MAC with us and the trips she enjoyed going on. I will remember her sweet smile and quick wit. She will be missed by us all.

  • Marlene

    Aunt Joan was one of the sweetest, kindest ladies I’ve ever known. She always had a smile on her face and liked to make you laugh. She was like a Mom to me and I will forever love her and she will always remain in my heart. I was blessed to be able to spend quality time with her and Uncle Bill over the years and will always treasure those precious memories of the good times we had together. She will be missed immeasurably.

  • Charlotte Schuette

    One of the kindness,sweetness and wonderful person I met love her and Undle Bill dearly. Will be sadly missed

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