Joyce Ann Hammett, animal lover

March 12, 2019

Joyce Ann Hammett, 58, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Waldorf, Md., passed away gently in the care of Coastal Hospice and Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. 

She was born Jan. 16, 1961, in Maryland to the late Henry C. and Virgina L. Thomas. She shared her family life with two sisters: Wanda and Diane. She was married to Robert Hammett in 1995, and worked 35 years as a manager for Creditor Claims of America.  She was an animal lover, was talkative and loved to be with people.  She was a fan of R&B music, and just loved the beach.  She was kindhearted, and always looked out for people, and did all she could to help people. In addition to her sisters and husband, she is survived by many extended family members and friends.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 17, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m., for visitation and viewing.  The Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall will officiate.  Interment will be at 11 a.m., Monday, March 18, at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Vines Creek Road, Dagsboro.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Coastal Hospice, Post Office Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

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