Joyce Ann Hammett, 58

Joyce Ann Hammett, 58, of Ocean City, Md., and formerly of Waldorf, Md., passed away gently, in the care of Coastal Hospice and Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., on March 10, 2019. She was born Jan. 16, 1961, in Maryland, to the late Henry C. Thomas and Virgina L. Thomas. She shared her family life with two sisters, Wanda and Diane.

Hammett was married to Robert Hammett in 1995 and worked 35 years as a manager for Creditor Claims of America. She was an animal lover, was talkative and loved to be with people. She was a fan of R&B music and just loved the beach. She was kindhearted, always looked out for people and did all she could to help people.

In addition to her sisters and husband, she is survived by many extended family members and friends.

A celebration of Hammett’s life will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at 5 p.m., with visitation starting at 3 p.m., at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, Del. The Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall will officiate. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery on Vines Creek Road, Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Coastal Hospice; P.O. Box 1733; Salisbury, MD 21802. Condolences may be sent online at