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Virginia "Gin" "Granner Britt" Lodge Brittingham
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1920
Death: Sep. 25, 2012

Virginia Lodge Brittingham,"Granner Britt" Age 92 of Lewes, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, surrounded by her family. Not only was "Gin" born and raised in Lewes, DE, so were her parents. She was the daughter of Edson C. Lodge Sr., and Martha Scott Lodge who gave birth to "the twins", Kit and Gin on January 3, 1920. They graduated from Lewes High School, Class of 1938. Gin graduated from Goldey Beacom and worked at the DuPont Company. Her life was spent, graciously and generously, caring for her family, volunteering for many programs at her beloved Bethel United Methodist Church, serving in many capacities in Sussex Gardeners and DAR. She was an avid bridge player and supporter of school programs. Gin travelled a lot and, of course, loved her Wednesday Lunch Group. In 1981 she was the Delaware Mother of the Year and remained active in their programs. For years she was heavily involved on a daily basis in the family convenience store business. Virginia was predeceased by her husband, Archie B. Brittingham Sr., long time President of Lewes Dairy and founder of 6-12 Dairy Markets; her two brothers, Edson C. Lodge Jr., and his wife Thelma; Thomas Scott Lodge and his wife Doris; and her grandson, Robert Lodge Wynn. She is survived by her beloved twin sister, Catherine (Kit) Lodge Riniker, of Lewes; her son, Archie "Chip" Brittingham Jr., his wife, Joann and their children, Joseph "Jody" and Lauren and her fiancÚ Jeff Meany; her daughter and Chip's twin sister Judy B. Bye and her husband Mike of Wadesboro, NC, and their children, Patrick B. Wynn and his wife Gayle and their son Alexander of Raleigh, NC.; Scott Wynn and Tracy of Sandy Springs, GA and his sons Jonathan and Nicholas, Nevin Wynn and his wife Lonnie and their children, Samuel Nevin Wynn Jr. and Laura Catherine Wynn of Richmond, VA, and Theodore "Tripp" Bye of Charlotte, NC; her son Bob Brittingham and his wife Darlene of Charleston, SC and their children, Eban Brittingham and Randi Meredith, and David and Eric Price; her sister-in-law, Hazel D. Brittingham, her beloved exchange student, Prof. Dr.Dr. h.c. Reinhard Kurth of Germany and many beloved nieces and nephews and their families. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 29, where family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service at Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes, DE. Burial will follow in Bethel Methodist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the music program at Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th Street, Lewes, DE 19958 or to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963 or to the favorite charity of your choice .Please visit Mrs. Brittingham's Life Memorial and sign the online guest registry atparsellfuneralhomes.comPublished in The News Journal on September 27, 2012
- Richard Wright 
 
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 Parents:
  Edson C. Lodge (1881 - 1972)
  Martha May Scott Lodge (1884 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Archie B. Brittingham (1912 - 1995)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas S Lodge (1917 - 2004)*
  Virginia Lodge Brittingham (1920 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Methodist Cemetery
Lewes
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard Wright
Originally Created by: Judith Warner Bookwalte...
Record added: Mar 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86254700
Virginia Gin Granner Britt <i>Lodge</i> Brittingham
Added by: Judith Warner Bookwalter
 
Virginia Gin Granner Britt <i>Lodge</i> Brittingham
Added by: Judith Warner Bookwalter
 
Virginia Gin Granner Britt <i>Lodge</i> Brittingham
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
 
 
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