Laura Delema Sowers
November 15, 1935 – July 25, 2018
Laura Delema Sowers, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
Born in Philadelphia on November 15, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Curtis A. and Delema M. (Clifton) Brown.
Laura retired from the University of Delaware, Department of Communications in the College of Arts & Sciences. She was a member of a social sorority with her dear friends.
Laura treasured the time with her family and was very active in the lives of her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.
In addition to her parents, Laura was preceded in death by her brother, Curtis E. Brown. Laura is survived by her children; Laura A. Brown of New Castle, Dorothy Lynn Thomas of Bear, and William C. Sowers and his wife Beth of Middletown; sister, Dorothy M. Garland of N. Springfield, VT; grandchildren Joseph, John and his wife Jeana, Anthony, Alexandra “Lexi”, Madison, Abigail, and Curtis; great grandson, Joey; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5 pm on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 5 pm. Interment will be held privately.
Since Laura had a passion and love for flowers of all types, floral arrangements are welcomed.