Ruth M. Lamastra, retired chief of travel

August 6, 2014

Ruth M. Lamastra, 85, of South Bethany, formerly of Rockville, Md., passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at her home.

Ruth was born in Vienna, Va., daughter of the late William and Ruth Lee (Cook) Pettitt. She was the chief of travel with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Bethesda, Md., retiring after 29 years of service.

She was a member of the Millville United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gabriel, and a son; Gabriel Lamastra Jr. Ruth is survived by her sonsMichael Lamastra and Mark Lamastra and his wife Cindy; daughter-in-law Terry Lamastra; a brother, Charles Pettitt; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be private.

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