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Joan C. Storey
  • Little Sisters of the Poor
    5300 Chester Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19143

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“I have very found memories of Mrs. Stores as my first den mother in Pack 451. My sincere condolences to the Storey family. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: John McLaughlin - Family Friend

“Dear Carolyn, John, Katie and Jackie - so terribly sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was such a lovely lady. Our condolences to you all. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Susan & Donald Wilkins - Media, PA

“Carolyn and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jean Kiszka-Hall - Mount Laurel, NJ

“Dear cousins, we are so very sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and love. RIP Aunt Joan. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Maureen Dooney Kizeik - Avalon, NJ


Joan C. Storey (nee Connell), age 82, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on November 2, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Kathryn Connell (nee Horgan).

Joan was employed as a clerk at the Delaware County Court House. She coached Girls Basketball in Upper Darby and also coached Girls Little League Softball. She was involved with her sons in Cub Scouts, where she was a Den Mother, and the Boy Scouts. She was also a Troop Leader with the Girls Scouts.

Joan was a graduate of St. Leonard's Academy and a 50 year member of St. Laurence Church where she was a member of the choir. She was involved in the St. Laurence and Annunciation BVM Senior Citizens Groups. She enjoyed shopping and going to the casinos with her friends. She remained socially active having lunches with her friends up to the end. She enjoyed her family and spending time with them, especially during the holidays and Brunch at Easter and Mother's Day.

She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice C. Storey and her siblings John Connell and Rosemary Eagan (the late Ken). She is survived by her children Michael J., Robert T. (Karen Kelly), Carolyn S. Bruce (John) and Thomas F. (Lori), her 8 grandchildren, Devan, Kathryn, Jacqueline, Shauna, Erica, Brianna, Jason and Paul and her 4 great-grandchildren, Alayna, Kylie, Hailey and Lilyanna. Joan is also survived by her sister-in-law Helen Connell.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:00-10:30 AM The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA and to her Funeral Mass 11:00 AM St. Laurence Church, 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA. Interment Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joan's memory to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 5300 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143 would be appreciated.