Gertrude Brittingham Harmon, 89, of Belltown, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Atlantic Shores Nursing Center after a brief illness. Gertrude was born March 27, 1924, to the late Oliver G. and Reba Hargust Brittingham in Belltown.
Gertrude worked for the Wright family, Star of the Sea Hotel in Rehoboth, and the Catholic Diocese of Delaware for more than 25 years. Gertrude was a lifelong member of John Wesley UM Church in Belltown.
Survivors include four sons, Theodore and Juanita Harmon of Denton, Md., Thomas Harmon of Milton, Wm. Billy and Joetta Harmon of Lewes, and Calvin and Kimberly Harmon of Felton; six daughters, Helen and Dickie Miller of Lewes, Ruth and John B. Maker of Lewes, Gloria Holland of Lewes, Shirley Harrison of Norfolk, Va., Patricia and Augustine Danquah of Arlington, Va.; 45 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 30 great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, at John Wesley UM Church, Route 9, Belltown-Lewes. Friends may call at the church from noon till time of service. Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Services.