Ruth P. Brittingham, 86

Ruth P. Brittingham, 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. She was a retired bookkeeper and part owner of Parker Block Company in Millsboro. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Brittingham was preceded in death by her parents, Frank S. and Mildred L. (Lowe) Parker; and her husband, Leon O. Brittingham Sr. She is survived by two sons, Leon O. Brittingham Jr. and his wife, Marilyn, of Dover, Del., and Albert R. Brittingham of Laurel, Del.; a daughter, Dolores A. Scarbrough of Boca Raton, Fla.; two grandsons, Craig A. Brittingham and his wife, Melissa, of Hornell, N.Y., Mark R. Brittingham of Camden, Del.; four great-grandchildren, Joshua A. Brittingham, Jordan C. Brittingham, Jocelyn M. Brittingham, all of Hornell, N.Y., and Chase M. Brittingham of Camden, Del..

A graveside service was scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Millsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the charity of choice.