Thelma Krewatch Hastings of Delmar passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 at Commonwealth Senior Living in Salisbury. Born May 16, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Edward and Hilda Krewatch. Her stepmother was Hattie Elizabeth Short Krewatch. After the death of her mother she was partly raised by Norman and Carrie Joseph known to her as Momma Carrie and Honey.

 She leaves one half-brother, Robert Edward Krewatch; one half-sister, Dianne Elizabeth Carmean; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Howard Hastings in 1999 and a half sister, Katherine Anne Quillen.

Thelma worked at Seaside Inn, Bethany Beach in the summers from 1943 until 1945. She also had a love of the beach. She enjoyed reading, needlecrafts and animals, especially dogs. 

She also worked at the Bank of Delmar for about 13 years, then for Mayor Sherwood Collecting agency, and then for the town of Delmar for about 13 years.

Thelma joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Nov. 5, 1960.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 106 Greenlawn Lane, Salisbury, MD 21804 where friends may visit one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Melsons Cemetery in Delmar.

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