Marian E. Bruestle(1941 - 2017)

Marian E. Bruestle, 76, of Townsend, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving children. She was born February 9, 1941, in Wilmington, DE, to the late Paul and Anna Connor.

Marian enjoyed decorating her home, gardening, painting, and shopping. She loved music and singing and was extremely proud of her Irish heritage. She will always be remembered for her love of all things Irish, her incredible decorating sense and her vast collection of holiday decorations. The world was a more beautiful place because Mom decorated it.

She is survived by her three children; son Ronald A. Charron and his wife Danielle of Townsend, daughter Suzanne Perogine and her husband Dave of Middletown and daughter Melinda Kappauf and her husband Lawrence of Newark, grandchildren; Ryan and Madison Charron, David and Stephen Perogine, and Victoria Kappauf. Marian is also survived by her brothers Lawrence, Jack, and James Connor and their families of Newark, and niece Debbie Farra of Magnolia.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William D. Bruestle of Marmora, NJ, and her sister, Regina Rynkowski of New Castle.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10 a.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, 2013 Gilpin Ave., Wilmington, DE. Interment will be private.

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Funeral Home

Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Homes
Main St Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 378-3410

Published in Middletown Transcript from Sept. 5 to Sept. 14, 2017