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Thelma Catherine (West) Brasure  

Thelma Catherine (West) Brasure

June 15, 1924 – March 22, 2014

Thelma Catherine (West) Brasure, age 89, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 15, 1924, Thelma was a daughter of the late Charles West and Thelma Springer West. She was a talented and devoted homemaker to her large family.

A devout Catholic, Thelma gave of her time and talents to her church for many years. She volunteered with the Spanish Sisters in Wilmington and was a parishoner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church. Thelma especially loved serving as a fundraiser for the annual Rock-A-Thon, which benefited the Little Sisters of the Poor. In her leisure time, she enjoyed playing Lotto-Lotto, bingo and Pokeno with her many friends. Thelma loved and adored her grandchildren and her great grandchildren were the apples of her eye.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles West; sisters, Theresa McClain, Helen Connor and Frances Jeppeson; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. Thelma is survived by her children, Joan Colatriano (Cliff), George Brasure (Grace), Bernadette Blevins (Steve), Catherine Hall and Juanita Stockard (Ron); sisters, Dee Falco (Joe), Rita Coleman (Ken), Janet Wallace (George), Mary Ann Lawson (Jack), Barbara Krawczyk and Jean Dorris; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 5 pm until 7 pm on Sunday evening, March 30, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Monday morning, March 31, 2014, at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Thelma’s name may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.

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  1. Bernadette Blevins, March 24, 2014

    You will be truly missed. But now you’re are now with your heavenly family. All my love.

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  2. Juanita and Ron Stockard, March 24, 2014

    We love and miss you Mom more than anyone else.

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  3. Cynthia Colatriano, March 24, 2014

    Jacob & I will always keep you in our prayers. Jacob keeps telling everyone how your wings finally grew big enough so you could fly home to Heaven. We love you always, Grandmom~ Cyndi

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  4. Kevin Carter, March 25, 2014

    grandma i will always miss you and love you. i will see you again one day.

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  5. Melissa Hall, March 25, 2014

    JJ, Alexis, Ethan, and I love you and miss you. You are now at peace and at home with your dear family and now an amazing Guardian Angel for your family down here. Until we meet again…you are and forever will be in our hearts, Grandmom. <3

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  6. Edie Evans, March 25, 2014

    Good bye Thelma, I will miss your smile, laugh, and great sense of humor. My deepest sympathy to Thelma’s family

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    • Joan Colatriano, April 15, 2014

      Thank you Edie , I don’t know how to put into words for all the loving care you gave Mom while she was there and helping me when I couldn’t handle her dymentia. Much Love and thanks, Joanie

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  7. Paul & Phyllis Phillips, March 25, 2014

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless all.

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  8. Joan Colatriano, March 25, 2014

    Well, is a word you used a lot. I love you and will miss you. You’re IN Peace now with your grandchildren and great grandchildren.
    Love and Miss you, Joanie

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  9. Cindy Gilfillan, March 26, 2014

    Rest in Peace, dear Thelma! You were loved and will be missed. You can now rock your time away in heaven.

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  10. Judy Jones, March 29, 2014

    I remember all the years we were neighbors and thankful I got to know all of you. My thoughts and prayers go to each and every family member. Your mother is in a most wonder place. God will take care of her

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    • Joan Colatriano, April 15, 2014

      Thank you Judy

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  11. Marianne (Krawczyk) Farren, March 29, 2014

    ‘Remember those we love are carried forever in our hearts’
    My deepest sympathy to Thelma’s family.

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