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Mrs. Ruth H. Harrington Obituary


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“I was shocked when I just recently learned of "Aunt" Ruth's passing. Ruth's lifelong friend, my mother, Charlotte Marlow, died just a few months...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Sue E. Marlow - Martinsburg, WV

“Sincere condolences to the entire Harrington family.Even though Dave and I did not get to meet Ruth, we did get to see her on Ian's family videos...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Pat Mull - Lambertville, MI

“We enjoyed talking to her at Jen's wedding. Our deepest condolences to your family. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Maryte & Karen Hansen - CA

“We will always remember Mrs. Harrington as a very kind and gentle woman. Our deepest condolences to the family. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: The Malec Family

“All of my love goes to you all. Aunt Ruth will be sorely missed by us all. Love, Jenny ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jenny Scholz - Niece

“I want to extend my deepest sympathy to you and your entire family on the sudden death of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Hollett


Ruth Haddox Harrington, 95, of Wyndmoor on Feb. 18, 2013, was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Winfred. Devoted mother of Fred (Karen), Jean (Arthur), Ann (Frank) and Kent (Marta), and former daughter-in-law, Nora. Grandchildren include Ian (Mindi), Jeffrey (Holly), Justin (Jenn), Melissa (Steven), Steven, Melanie, Daniel, Evelyn; and great grandchildren, Ava and Will. She is also survived by her sister, Margaret Scholz. Ruth worked as an executive secretary for the McCormick spice company in Baltimore before her marriage. She had a passion for genealogy and published books on the Harrington and Haddox families. She was an avid gardener, reader and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She loved traveling with her husband, often pursuing ancestral research. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, 480 Norristown Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422 would be gratefully appreciated.