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“Barbara was a sweet & loving friend. I will miss seeing her smiling face. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanette Wedman - New Castle, DE

“So sorry for your loss, I will always remember the fond memories we shared in our childhood together. Your mom was a very special person who always...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Pam Nicolosi - New Castle, DE

“REST IN PEACE BARBARA' ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: SHELBY AYERS - NEW CASTLE, DE

“It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Shelby Ayers - New CASTLE, DE

“So sorry for your loss. Barbara was a sweet and beautiful lady. She will be missed. Thinking of your family during this difficult time. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Smith - Clayton, DE

“My condolences go to the Thomas Family in their time of sorrow. It was a real pleasure and honor to meet such a sweet, warm, loving and kind woman as...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Stacy Lowmam - New Castle, DE

“God bless you sweet lady. Thanks for memories. Tell Cheryl I said hello. God bless your other children ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Logan - New castle, DE

“This Candle is in Memory of Barbara.I will always remember the times hanging out at your House with Cheryl & Laurie. You always treated me like one...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Tim Frieze - Belle Vernon, PA

“Mom you are not with me physically, but your sole will always be right by my side. Love you Forever. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Danna Finley - North Hartland, VT

“Barbara was a wonderful person and she is now at peace. She will always remain in my memory as a caring and loving woman. My heart felt sympathy to...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Stanton - Chesapeake City, MD


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Barbara Ann (Bedell) Thomas, age 78, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday April 7th, 2016.

Barbara loved spending time with family and friends, especially her 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She loved everyone she met and left a positive mark on the lives she touched. The children in the area called her "Mom Mom" Thomas.

She was a proud life member of Goodwill Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. And, in the 70's & 80's she was a leader for Girl Scout Troop 273.

Barbara was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Thomas. Barbara is survived by her husband of 61 years, James H. Thomas; her daughters, Kim Steele (John), Laurie Klingerman (Raymond) and Danna Finley (Michael).

Friends and family may call on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 9am at the Goodwill Fire Company, 401 South St., New Castle, DE 19720, where the Funeral Service will begin at 10:30am. The Burial Service will follow immediately after the service at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720.

The family thanks the loving staff at Christiana Care 3D for the compassionate care and friendship they've shown during her frequent stays.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in Barbara's name to Goodwill Fire Co., 401 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720.

To offer condolences, visit:
www.gebhartfuneralhomes.com
302.328.2312