Ida Ruth “Ruth” Brassard
January 29, 1941 - May 6, 2019
Ida Ruth “Ruth” Brassard, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019.
Born in Apalachicola, FL on January 29, 1941, she was a daughter of the late George Joseph and Cora Bea (Barfield) Switzer. Ida dedicated her life to family as a talented and loving homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jean L. Brassard; and siblings, George Switzer, Bill Switzer and Nettie Sullivan. Ida is survived by her children, Rickie L. Homer of Panama City, FL, Denise M. Cook (Walter) of Newark and William Homer, Jr. (Monica) of Ontario, OH; siblings, Joe Switzer, Sue White and Jenny Jones, all of FL; grandchildren, Robert C. Peterson, Amanda T. Graham, Virginia R. Graham, Nellie L. Graham and Melinda Homer; and great grandchildren, Justin, Sebastian, Raven, Alaina, Zoey, Evangeline and Dryden.
All services will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Ida’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.