Charlotte H. West
Mrs. Charlotte H. West, age 83, lifelong resident of New Castle, DE, passed peacefully at home with her loving family in her heart and by her side on Monday, August 16, 2010.
Born in Wilmington on March 5, 1927, daughter of the late Leona and Lt. Col. David Harrington, Mrs. West was a graduate of Wilmington High School. In her youth, she greatly enjoyed roller skating, while in later years, she delighted in traveling locally and antiquing with her husband.
A talented homemaker throughout her life, she will be lovingly remembered as The Best Mom to Marsha and to her younger daughter, Donna, and as The Best Granny to her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Samuel W. West, Jr., in 1996. She is survived by her daughters, Marsha Cooke (Paul) and Donna Baird (Bill); grandchildren, Kelly Fedorkowicz (Chad), John Cooke (Tiffani), Jennifer Beers (Aaron), and Erin Blanton (Jesse); and great grandchildren, Alyssa, Jeremy, Hailey, Josh, Cole, Cameron, Brandon, as well as Baby Girl Beers due in December.
The family extends special thanks to Joan and Judy from Heartland Hospice for their many kindnesses during Mrs. Wests illness.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, August 20, 2010, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 10:15 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., Ste. 102, Newark, DE 19702.
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