Ruth B. Crowe
Mrs. Ruth B. Crowe, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
A native Delawarean, Ruth was born in Smyrna, daughter of the late Norman Bramble and Helen Davis Bramble. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and also had a varied career outside the home working for a number of local companies including Newark Lumber, Bucks Texaco, the Chrysler Plant parts division, and the Corner Cupboard antique shop.
Active in her community, Ruth was a past president of Business and Professional Women and a member of St. Johns-Holy Angels parish. She greatly enjoyed antiquing, traveling, cooking, and, most especially, spending time with and caring for her beloved family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Irvin J. Buck Crowe, son, Ernest Crowe, sister, Norma Reuwer, brother, Ronald Bramble, grandson, Daniel Dempsey, and great grandson, Andrew Arp. She is survived by her children, James M. Crowe (Elise) of Hockessin, Sonia C. Blevins of Newark, and Norman W. Bill Crowe (Jean Ann) of Newark; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 am at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, E. Main and N. Chapel Streets, Newark. Entombment will be in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.
Flowers will be appreciated or contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the charity of the donors choice.
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