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.


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5 Condolences for Ida Ruth “Ruth” Brassard

  • Forever my Aunt Ruth… I will carry you with me always. I love you

  • My grandmother, best friend 😘

  • I love you mom, so happy you are at peace. Thanks for being my mom.

  • Ruth, you were a wonderful woman – you helped raise my son Jordan and helped make him the wonderful, caring, loving person he is today (he is just like you!) You
    will be greatly missed – we will see you again on the “other side”. Love you!

    Kim, Don, DJ & Jordan Edwards

  • Miss you more everyday. ❤