Joanne E. Dreibelbis, 79 of Newark, DE passed away at home on January 5, 2018. Joanne was born and raised in Penns Grove, NJ to the late Rose (Carlitz) and Michaela Nicolini. She was a medical secretary for many years for a neurosurgical group, then for Dr. Otto Medinilla.
Joanne is survived by her husband Robert R. Sr.; a son, Robert R. Jr. of Newark, DE; 2 daughters, Joan M. Fultz (James) and Sharon R. Savina, all of Wilmington, DE; a sister, Elvira Weller of Penns Grove, NJ; 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 10-11am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Thursday January 11 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 901 N. DuPont St. Wilmington, DE 19805. Burial will be at a later date in the Delaware Veterans Cemetery Bear, DE. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Westend Neighborhood House, 701 N. Lincoln St. Wilmington, DE 19805.To send condolences visit