Joan Cella-Hill

February 19, 1958July 22, 2021

Joan Cella-Hill born February 19, 1958 passed away peacefully at home on July 22, 2021 at the age of 63. She was predeceased by her mother, father and brother. She is survived by her loving partner of 23 years, Neal McNamee, Sarah McNamee who was like a daughter and her grandson Connor Killinger and life long friends Lori and Butch. Joan lived a life that was full of laughter and adventure, experiencing all the world had to offer with her close friends and family, from vacations to concerts to being the world's greatest Mimi she did it all. She spent her life not only selflessly and passionately loving people but her many animals. She will truly be missed by all.

A visitation for Joan will be held Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ 08759. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your local animal shelter in her name.

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Lisa Boone

July 31, 2021

I met Joanie about 17 years ago. She was always helping someone or saving an animal. She would never say no to someone who needed something, and if she couldn't help you she would find some who could. She was a kind hearted woman and I am going to miss her. Love you Joanie.

Lisa Boone

Monica Ybarbo

July 29, 2021

Joanie was my very first best friend. On her 7th birthday she had a birthday party at her home on Parkview Avenue. Since that day we were together daily. Joanie was a best friend to many. She was the type of person that you just wanted to hang around with. Her Mom loved going to the Seaside heights and we sure loved going. Our first job together was cleaning houses in Cedar glen for fifty cents an hour. And boy did we clean. The seniors always tipped us well. We swam in Pine Lake Park all summer long, went roller skating at least twice a week and just simply had a great childhood together. I have so many cherished memories with Joanie. She will live in my mind and heart forever. I'll see you later Joanie. Give snuggles to Pixie, Pal and Herman and the countless pets that you loved along the way.

Lorraine Johnson Dentino

July 29, 2021

Condolences to Joan’s Family. We went to high school together and she always had a smile to share.

Butch Pruitt

July 28, 2021

Joan was my friend since Kindergarten and we always kept in touch and sometimes talked everyday. I know my life will not be the same now.
Ret in peace my friend.

Barbara Brand

July 25, 2021

Joan was my daughters best friend and with that my friend. She was a very generous and selfless person. I will miss her friendship with my daughter, as well as myself. Joan you suffered so much, now you are at peace and with Chuck.

Love you

Barbara ( Loris’s mom)

Steven Brand

July 24, 2021

Joan was a very heart felt woman, with an awesome amount of energy in her life. Joan was always there for everyone. She always included her family and friends first. Joan would always give, weather it would be financial or just comfort to the her family and friends. I’ve known Joan for about 35 years. She was my friend and I will miss her greatly. Rest In Peace Joan.

lori cieplenski

July 24, 2021

My Best Friend , My Sister, I will Miss You So Much !! We have had over 30 years of friendship and great times together those times will never be forgotten, you’ll always be in my heart and I’ll always think of you everyday, I’ll miss our phone calls everyday, I’ll have to talk to you out loud , I know the last few years have been awful for you , I hope ur finally at peace!! Chuck will be waiting for you , he’ll be so happy to see you again, I Know how much you missed him!! Love you always Birdie- Cat❤️