Ruth A. Mather, 64

Ruth A. Mather, 64, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, May 8, 2009, in the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. She attended St. Matthew’s-by-the-Sea U.M. Church in Fenwick Island, Del., and was an avid lover of horses and cats.

Mather was preceded in death by her parents, E. Everett and Ada Muller Mather. She is survived by three sisters, Barbara Mather and Susan Mather of Wayne, Pa., and Sarah Malin and her husband, Vern, of Bloomsburg, Pa.; her niece, Amy D. Malin; her nephews, Adam Malin and John Cox; and her best friend, John F. “Jack” Coxe, of Millsboro.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s-by-the-Sea U.M. Church, 1000 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, Del. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Matthew’s-by-the-Sea U.M. Church, 1000 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, DE 19944; or Bayside Chapel, 38288 London Ave., Unit 9, Selbyville, DE 19975.