Joan Lorraine (Stark) Mikulak, 81, of Oak Hill, Dies

Joan Lorraine (Stark) Mikulak, 81, of Oak Hill, Dies

Joan Lorraine (Stark) Mikulak died on Monday, Jan. 28, after a short illness. She was 81.

Joan was born in Mt. Hope, N.J. to Wilbert and Viola (Smith) Stark. She grew up in Mt. Hope and resided in Randolph, N.J., Mansfield, N.J., and Florida before settling in Oak Hill.

Mikulak was a homemaker and previously worked in the print shop at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.

She was also a member of Pender United Methodist Church in Fairfax.

Mikulak was preceded in death by her sister Esther Sinclair.

She is survived by her husband Stanley of 55 years, their daughter Sandra Tucker and her husband Edward of Oak Hill, and two grandsons, Charles and John Tucker.

Joan is also survived by her sister Alice Scheper of Lakeland, Fla., her brother, Wilbert Stark and his wife Nancy of Netcong, N.J., and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m. at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton, N.J. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 8 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Locust Hill Cemetery in Dover, N.J.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s memory to Pender United Methodist Church Global Missions fund, Pender UMC, 12401 Alder Woods Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033. Offer condolences at