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Elaine Rush

Elaine Rush

Thursday, August 21, 1941 Saturday, May 11, 2019

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Obituary for Elaine Lucinda Rush

Elaine L Rush, affectionately known as “Mom-Mom”, daughter of the late Reba and Elwood Coffman, was born August 21, 1941, in Wilmington, DE. She departed this life on Saturday, May 11th 2019 in Manor Care Nursing Home facility.

Elaine was a devoted parent. Those who knew Elaine knew she was very straight forward and did not bite her tongue. Because of her transparency, she was respected by so many and it was appreciated. She enjoyed listening to music, conversing for hours with her daughters and absolutely adored the time she shared with her son-in-law, Brian Dickerson. Elaine loved going to the Casino and if you were not available when she was ready to go, she did not have a problem with catching the bus with her crew of friends to Atlantic City. She stood firmly on being independent and made sure her girls understood the vitality of having “your own”! On her free time, she enjoyed watching Lifetime on Sunday, sports and she could not get enough of her Reality T.V. shows.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elwood and Reba Coffman; brother Nathaniel Rush and youngest daughter, Dawn Rush-Dickerson.

Elaine will forever be remembered by her loving children, Daria, Teresa, and Donna Rush; Son-in-law Bryan Dickerson; grandchildren, Jarmar Rush, Brian Rush (Toni Rush), Norese Rush, Nikeya (Marc Tessein) Virgil Rush, Bryan Rush and Angel; 16 great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Evan W. Smith Funeral Services (Wilmington)
    201 N. Union Street
    WILMINGTON, DE
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 11:00am
    Evan W. Smith Funeral Services (Wilmington)
    201 N. Union Street
    WILMINGTON, DE
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    11:00am

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BP

I am truly sorry about your loss it's hard when we lose a loved one. However, I wanted to let you know that we can be comforted by a future hope. Soon there will be no more pain or sorrow. All the former things have passed away. (Rev 21:3,4)
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Diana Dixon

My condolences to the rush family.
Diana Dixon
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Gwendolyn Drummond

My sincere condolences to Nikeya and family. May God surround you and give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
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Artina

I like to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. It was never God’s intent that death should rule over mankind. - Romans 5:12; 1Corinthians 15:26, 55; God will do away with death. But for now God has provided hope-as stated at John 5:28, 29. During this most painful time please find comfort from God’s word.
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Suzette

I know the pain you feel now is hard to bear; Jesus felt that same pain when his dear friend died. John 11:33-36. By his miracles, Jesus proved that he and his Father have the desire to undo the pain of sickness and death. This desire extends far beyond the few resurrections recorded in the Bible. Jesus stated: “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will. . . come out.”—John 5:28, 29. I express my deepest condolences for your loss.
Comment | Posted at 11:16am via Condolence
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