Joan A. (O’Hare) Miles, 88

Joan A. (O’Hare) Miles, 88, passed away peacefully in Sonoma, Calif., on Dec. 2, 2018.

Miles was a wonderful woman and a warm, giving person, with an ever-ready spirit. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother and friend and will be greatly missed by all, but especially her family. The family expressed their gratitude to her dedicated caregivers and supportive friends.

“She will now join our dad, Jim, and be in peace. We love you mom.”

Miles was preceded in death by her husbands, James J. O’Hare, Edward Miles and Larry Kelly; her parents, Martin and Margaret Rieman; a brother, Carl J. Rieman; and a sister, Norma Gallahan. She is survived by her children, Michael O’Hare and his wife, Karen, Jan Mandrell and her husband, Robert, Patrick O’Hare and his wife, Denise, Marta Hutton and her husband, Marc, Nancy White, Timothy O’Hare and his wife, Vickie, and Tina O’Hare and her husband, William. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, Del. Interment will follow at Mariners Bethel U.M. Cemetery, 81 Central Avenue, Ocean View, Del. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Hospice by the Bay; 17 East Sir Francis Blvd.; Larkspur, CA 94939. Condolences may be sent online at