Joan V. Nichols Slaughter

Joan V. Nichols Slaughter, age 75, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Cadia Silverside on January 8, 2018. Born in New Castle on December 12, 1942, Joan was the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma (Coston) Bungy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Slaughter and ex-husband, Robert F. Nichols; five brothers and two sisters: Clifford, James, Lawrence, Alvin, Roger, Josephine, and Olivia. She is survived by her son, David K. Nichols of Newark, DE; her sister Maryann Benson of Wilmington, DE; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She graduated from William Penn High School and began working at the Family Court for 31 years and retired as a Scheduling Secretary. Joan then worked as a receptionist at Ingleside Apartments from 1991-2000.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 1-2 PM with services beginning at 2 PM at the Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808. 


Submitted by joanne and meche on
There’s one more star up in the sky and even though far away, Her brightness and warmth still reach us here to make the night a little less dark.......  God Bless, Joanne and Meche

Submitted by Rebecca on
My sincere condolence to you and your family during this time of sorrow. Grief can be so hard but our special memories  can help us to  cope. And so can John 5: 28, 29.

Submitted by Michael Dorsey on
David Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mother. Ms. Joan was a beautiful and great woman a wonderful neighbor, who raised a son that I witness to grow into a strong young man. May God strengthen during this time of sorrow.

Submitted by mariposa canella on
Although, I do not know your family personally , I can sympathize with your sorrow and lost ! I want to share with you the peace and comfort of Gods Promise found in your copy of the Holy Bible. A promise of a happy reunion soon with our dead loved ones , right here on a Paradise Earth! I have lovingly provided below a link that will direct you to this comforting Promise, found in your copy of the Holy Bible .

Submitted by Y. Holland on
"My Deepest Condolences go out to the Slaughter family, I hope you find comfort in these words, "He will swallow up death forever,......And will wipe away the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8. Trust in Jehovah's promise of the resurrection hope.