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Thelma Catherine (West) Brasure

Born June 15, 1924

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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13 Condolences for Thelma Catherine (West) Brasure

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

  • We love and miss you Mom more than anyone else.

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Thank you Judy