Ruth Geneva Doxzon Lingenfelder, 87

Ruth Geneva Doxzon Lingenfelder, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. She was born in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 14, 1929, daughter of the late Roy and Nettie Doxzon.

In addition to her parents, Lingenfelder was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon (Lingenfelder) Trimble. She is survived by her husband, Christopher Lingenfelder Sr.; five children, Denny and his wife, Linda (Hess) Lingenfelder of Fairfield, Pa., Bruce and his wife, Christine (Peterson) Lingenfelder of Greencastle, Pa., Phil and his wife, Kathleen (Brown) Lingenfelder of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Christopher and his wife, Susan Lingenfelder, of Georgetown, Del., and John Lingenfelder and his partner, Brenda Carney, of Millsboro, Del.; a daughter-in-law, Norma Barletta of Ocala, Fla.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were to be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at