September 22, 2018
DELMAR- Mabel A. Brittingham, of Delmar DE, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at her home, after a courageous and stubborn battle with cancer. She was a lifelong resident of her beloved Delmar, and was a daughter of the late Clarence Cooper Bradley and Mildred Anna Pilgrim Bradley. Mabel graduated from Delmar High School and in her early days, she worked as a medical lab tech before coming home to raise her family. After the kids got a little older, she worked as a beautician for many years. She lived life well as a mother of seven, joking about the 26 consecutive years attending PTA meetings and as an entrepreneur in several small businesses. She will be missed by her family and friends. Mabel will also be remembered for her artistic spirit. Many of her family and friends received hand-painted eggs painted with her favorite lighthouses or portraits that hang on their walls. Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace; her son Jeff; an infant sister, Barbara; and brothers, Jackie and Frank. She is survived by her children, Mike, Rennie, Stuart, Shawn, Genelle Byrd, Gordon; grandchildren, Jayme, Joanie, Kate, Carrie, Stacy, Joseph, Katie, Taylor, David, and Kendall; and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, September 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Short Funeral Home in Delmar, immediately followed by a celebration of life at 6:00 p.m. Burial will be private at a later date.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963 or to First Baptist Church of Delmar, P.O. Box 200, Delmar, DE 19940. Arrangements are being handled by Short Funeral Home of Delmar. Online condolences may be expressed at www.shortfh.com.
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