Memorial Service and Visitation:
Monday, April 1, 2013
J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home, 2128 Broadway, Galveston, Texas 77550
Deacon John Pistone officiating
Visitation will be held prior to service time, beginning at 10:00 A.M.
Shirlene Rene Bralkowski, age 49, passed away at her home on March 27, 2013, surrounded by her loving family and friends following a long battle with cancer. She was born on January 22, 1964 in Galveston, Texas. She was a 1981 graduate of Ball High School and was an avid Tornado football fan. Shirlene was a long time employee of UTMB Police Department and was very proud of her job. Shirlene was a loving and caring mother for her son John Paul Bralkowski and daughter Margerita Rene Asocar.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Horace and Annie Choate and George and Josephine Wilson; and uncle Gary Wilson.
She is survived by companion Roger Asocar and his mother Margerita Asocar; her mother Shirley Ann Choate; her father Patrick Donald Choate; sisters Denise Walker and husband Drew, Kristy Addison and husband Brene; nephews Luke and Blake Addison; aunts and uncles, Dolores & Andrew Johnson, Warren and Betty Wilson, Glenda and Tony Mouton, Nora Wilson and Donna Lawrence and great-aunt Christine Welsh; and a large extended family including cousins and friends. A special thanks to Shirlene’s cousin and best friend, Kathy Johnson, who took such great care of her and brought her much laughter.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to M.D. Anderson Hospital and their staff, and Hospice Care Team.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shirlene Bralkowski Childrens Fund, c/o Frost Bank, ATTN: Janet Bertolino, P.O. Box 8210, Galveston, Texas 77553.