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1175 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 734-2281
Fax: (302) 678-1176
Joan Pool

Joan D Pool (Dodd)

Wednesday, December 1st, 1926 - Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Joan Marie Dodd Pool, 92, died Thursday, February 7, 2019 after a brief illness. Joan was born on December 1, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, to Edward V. Dodd, Sr. and Helen Jollon Dodd. She graduated in 1944 from
St. Brendan’s Diocesan High School in Brooklyn, and in 1948 from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, Maryland. She worked for Bell Telephone in Brooklyn, Wilmington, and Dover from 1948 to 1955 and, after raising her children, returned to work at Dover Federal Credit Union in September, 1974, retiring as branch
Manager in January, 1993. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Sister Helen Edward Dodd, DC and her brother, Edward V. Dodd, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Zadoc A. (Bill) Pool and their four children: Vincent (Robin) Pool of Mobile, AL; Maryellen (Robert) Wray of North Potomac, MD; Regina (Brad) Hogan of Fort Myers, FL; and Anthony (Teresa) Pool of Dover. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; her sister, Ann (John) Dooling of Alton, IL; her sister-in-law, Mary Dodd of Camden; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Church, 631 South State Street in Dover. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at noon with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family kindly asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St.
Thomas More Academy, 133 Thomas More Drive, Magnolia, DE 19962, to which Joan and her family had a deep devotion. Arrangements by Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Inc., Dover. Condolences can be made via
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:45am
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 10:00am - 11:45am
    Holy Cross Church
    631 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 12:00pm
    Holy Cross Church
    631 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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  • Interment

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 1:00pm
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    New & William Streets
    Dover, DE 19901
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Daniel Scarcliff

Posted at 11:59am
Prayers and empathy to ALL the Pool family. With you in spirit. Daniel Scarcliff, Sean, Erica and Christa.
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Laura Deitz

Posted at 08:20am
Thoughts and prayers for Joan and family. She was a beautiful person and will be sadly missed.

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Kathy Luong

Posted at 06:31am
My heartfelt condolences and prayers for eternal rest. May the Peace of Christ be with you during this sad time. Fondly, Kathy Luongo
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Posted at 10:44pm
You were my second mother, always there for me growing up. I loved you more than I could ever truly say. Love Jonny

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