Joan C. Sheldon, 71

Joan C. Sheldon, 71, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born Oct. 14, 1945, a daughter of the late William Kullman and Mary (Masca) Kullman.

Sheldon worked as a paralegal with the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and had previously worked as an advertising salesperson for the Dan Gaffney Radio Show and as a secretary and receptionist for Millman’s Appliances on Coastal Highway.

Sheldon was preceded in death by her husband, David C. Sheldon, in 2010. She enjoyed and loved her two Bengal cats. Memorial services were scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, at Conley’s Chapel, Lewes, Del., with inurnment in Conley’s Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to the SPCA; P.O. Box 398; Georgetown, DE 19947. Condolences may be sent online at