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Joanne Cross Hickman, 70, of Mays Landing, NJ passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015 in Salisbury, NC while visiting her family. Ms. Hickman was born on August 22, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Alfred Cross and Lillian Otter Cross.
Joanne was a member of the Weymouth United Methodist Church in Weymouth, NJ. and the Weymouth United Methodist Church Ladies Aid. Joanne was on the cover of Companion Magazine, and loved attending American band stand. She enjoyed life to it fullest, being outdoors, working in her flower beds, dancing, bingo and the Philadelphia mummers. She enjoyed being with family, friends & neighbors. Always teased about talking to anyone and loved children immensely.
Joanne loved spending time with her children and her grandchildren and loved all family get-togethers, she would always say the more the merrier. Joanne was a caring person and was always willing to help others whenever possible. The two greatest loves in the work was the Lord and her family. She was a lung cancer survivor and was dedicated to the lord and worshiped his name
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 4 brothers,and 3 sisters, .
She is survived by her daughter, Doreen Ann D’Amato and husband Danny of Salisbury; a son, Robert Hickman of Salisbury; and her live in twin brother, James (Jimbo) Cross of New Jersey; and two grandchildren, Jarrett Daniel D’Amato, and Gabrielle Ann D’Amato.
JOANNE (Mom) YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE and Remember tomorrow will be a better day!
There are no services scheduled at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Weymouth United Methodist Church, 6971 Deep Run Rd., Mays Landing, NJ 08330-3948
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Hickman family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.