Paulette M. Rasemas
Mrs. Paulette M. Rasemas, age 81, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born on June 3, 1929, in Kingston, PA, Mrs. Rasemas was the daughter of the late Mary and Paul Gwizdalowski. Her parents, who were both natives of Poland, provided her with a strong sense of pride in her Polish heritage. As a youngster, Mrs. Rasemas worked in New York City, NY as a cigarette girl and then later as an elevator operator at the McCalpin Hotel. She was a fantastic dancer and spoke beautiful Polish. After marrying her beloved husband, Joseph in 1950, the two opened their own grocery store in Plymouth, PA. A talented and immaculate homemaker and decorator, Mrs. Rasemas took great pride in caring for her home and family. She had a great affinity for poodles, and greatly enjoyed her two special canine companions, Lily and Phoebe. Mrs. Rasemas was an avid Phillies fan and a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Above all else, she will be remembered most for her wonderful sense of humor and incredible intelligence.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rasemas was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph L. Rasemas; and seven siblings. She is survived by her children, Gloria Jean Warrington, and husband, Jim, Mary Marcelca Demasi, and husband, Pete Micheal, and Joseph Rasemas, Jr. and wife, Cynthia; and 1 grandson, Jeremy Rasemas.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 where friends and family may call from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Boulevard, New Castle. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, DE.
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