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David R. Brathwaite, 51, of Carlisle, entered eternal life on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  He was born March 21, 1962, in St. John, Barbados, a son of Joyce (Brathwaite) Mullin of St. John and the late Douglas Mullin.

David was a 1980 graduate of Princess Margaret Secondary School in St. Philip, Barbados and studied at the Barbados Community College, where he majored in Professional Cookery through the Division of Hospitality Studies.  David served in the Barbados Defense Force.  He was an executive chef and most recently operated the Pretzel Spot Café in Carlisle and had also worked at the Silver Cup Lounge at Cumberland Golf Club and six years at The Holly Inn.  David was a member of the Unity Church in Mt. Holly Springs and The Pride of Barbados Masonic Lodge #6 in Brooklyn, NY.


He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Tamara C. (Corum) Brathwaite, sons; Darone Brathwaite of St. Michael, David Brathwaite, Jr. of Tucker, GA, Lawrence Corum of Carlisle, daughters; Jade Brathwaite of Tucker, Tanesha Corum and Ashley Corum, both of Carlisle, brothers; Desmon Mullin of St. Michael and Paul Mullin of St. John, sisters; Dianna Brathwaite of St. John, Michelle David of Hinesville, GA and Marissa Sealy of St. John, maternal grandmother, Maria Sealy of St. John, granddaughter, Keyonah Corum of Carlisle and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.


A Home Going service for David will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Don Watkins officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service.  There will be no viewing.  Interment will be private. 

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Tamara and family - We are extremely saddened by David's passing. He was a wonderful man, husband and father to you all. We will always remember his smile and positive attitude. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God bless you all. So sorry for your great loss,

Roxanne and Brendan Family (including Lindsay, Alex, and Emily)
I will always remember you full of life and warmth and kindness, your laughter and love.  You will remain in my heart always big BROTHER Rest In Peace.  God Bless You.  Amen
Sonia "Molly" Riley

So sad. I extend very deep and heartfelt sympathy
to all the family. Rest in  Peace Cus.
Andrew Mullin,

WE are all very saddened by the passing of our favorite cousin David.  He was a sweetheart, wonderful and loving person I will always remember him. Tamara, I will keep you and your family in my prayers always.
Cousin Jackie and family

David was such a gentleman. I can't ever remember seeing without a smile; that smile will always be etched in my mind. Smile on my friend, smile on.
Condolences to the entire family, he will certainly be missed.

Jackie, MaMa, Sirline, Danielle

Until we meet again my friend

clyde Jordan

My deepest sympathy to all the family during this difficult time. David is no longer with us but always keep him with you in your heart.

Jefferson Nicholls

David, you're at peace with the Lord, and I am thankful that you gave your life to GOD....May your precious soul Rest In Peace....


There is a profound sadness as I mourn the passing of a friend, former Server & AYPA member. He always bore a captivating smile, always a gentleman. To the entire family, I extend sincere condolences.May knowing you're in the hearts and thoughts of others help you and yours through this time of sorrow.


Rest on my friend.  Thanks for the memories and the many lives you have touched.


To the Family and love ones of David my family and I send out condolences to you and we wish to say God the greatest Comforter is with you and will be with you always so weep if you need to but also remember the loving son, husband, father, uncle and friend David was he will remain that person in your heart always.

Marilyn Ciurrency & Family

Dear TAMARA and Family, My heart is saddened to know David is no longer here . That glowing smile will forever be in my heart, You and your family are in my prayers. Know that you are thought of every day .

Gerry Wells from the Holly Inn

 I'm going to miss you David with that bright beautiful smile. The heavens will await your beautiful smile. Love you David and you will be greatly missed.
Sheron yarde

Rest in peace David from Colin Maughan and family

My condolence to The family.. I remember David back in 1985-1987 Barbados Defence force. My heart missed a beat to hear of his called away... that smile I'll never forget, rest on my brother until I see you again...

James Daniel

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
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