Linda Frear Brahms, delighted many palates 

February 8, 2021

Linda Frear Brahms of Rehoboth Beach passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at her residence. 

Linda Frear Brahms is now in the arms of Jesus joining her beloved daughter, Allison Frear, her mother, Mary Himes, her former husband, Fred Frear, and her many relatives and friends.  Linda was a believer who spent much of her life being a student of the Bible, participating in and leading study groups including community Bible classes.  Her current membership was with The Crossing in Lewes. Wherever her extensive travels brought her, she would seek out the local evangelical church and arrange to attend.

For more than 30 years, she was the proprietor of Hearts Delight Gourmet Catering, co-founded with a lifelong friend, Pat Forbes, serving delectable food in style to more than 100,000 guests on Delmarva, Dallas, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

Linda is survived by her husband, Tom Brahms; her daughters: Leanne Towner and Marla Frear; her brother, James Himes (Rosemary), and two grandsons: Dallas and David Towner, along with many relatives and friends.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private graveside service will be held at All Saints Cemetery, Harbeson. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s memory to The Crossing, PO Box 95, Milton, DE 19968, Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607, or Cape Henlopen Food Basket, PO Box 168, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.

Please visit Linda’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at

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