January 27 1939 February 5 2020
Wanda Claire Tharp, 81, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 5th in Fairfield, California. Wanda was born January 27, 1939 in Mullen, Nebraska to Erwin and Elva Webber. The family moved to Vallejo in 1943 and Wanda graduated from Vallejo High School in 1956. She married Richard Tharp on September 16 that same year. Wanda was a full time homemaker, enjoyed entertaining and was an excellent cook. She loved traveling, the theatre, listening to music and playing the piano. She was often referred to as “the life of the party.” When her and Richard weren’t traveling the world she could often be found at her grandchildren’s sporting events. Her hobbies included weekly tennis and golf matches and she looked forward to a good game of Bridge with friends. She was involved in several charity committees, most notably raising money and awareness for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland, through the Lilac Branch of Solano/Napa; she was a member of this organization for 44 years. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Richard “Dick” Tharp of Fairfield; two sons Richard “Rick” and Stephen (Angela); and grandchildren she adored. A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 13th at Rockville Cemetery Chapel in Fairfield. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, a donation to “Team Nana Wanda” of the Solano County Walk to End Alzheimer’s can be made at: act.alz.org/goto/TEAMNANAWANDA act.alz.org/ Arrangements are under the direction of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home. Please sign the guestbook at www.bryanbraker.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Wanda Claire Tharp please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wanda Claire Tharp January 27 1939 February 5 2020.
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