Letha A. Britton, age 86, resident of Woodcock Township, Crawford County, PA for the past 40 years, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 after a brief illness at Hamot UPMC, Erie, PA. Born in Meadville on March 20, 1930, Letha was a daughter of the late Frank Fisher and Bessie Fisher. She married Glen Britton on November 25, 1950 and he preceded her in death on July 15, 2004.

Britton, Letha (2)057Following her graduation from Meadville High School in 1946, Letha worked for short periods of time at Spaulding Company, the Meadville Five and Dime store, and as a receptionist for Dr. Fisher’s dental office, all in Meadville. From 1963 until her retirement in1987, Letha worked alongside? her husband as the business manager of Glen’s Keystone Service Station which he owned and operated in Meadville. After her retirement, Letha became a home maker and enjoyed cooking and canning. Letha attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Cambridge Springs where she was active. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing cards and was a member of BPOE #219 of Meadville.

Surviving Letha are two sons -William J. Britton and his wife, Bonnie of Townville and Rex Ripley Britton of Hermitage; four grandchildren – Autumn Woodrow-Fife of Meadville; Chad Woodrow Britton of Meadville; Dr. Garret William Britton and his wife, Amber of Augusta, GA; and Meghan Mallory Purcell and her husband, Brian of Pittsburgh; grandchildren – Abigail Fife, Natalie Woodrow, Austin Smock, Jasmine Woodrow, and a soon expected grandchild. Preceding Letha in death in addition to her husband, Glen, and her parents was a daughter – Deborah Natalie Andrews; three sisters – Lucille Stineberg, Loretta Tucker, and Della Winans; and three brothers – Delmar Fisher, Edgar Fisher, and Harry Fisher.

Britton, Letha (1)056Abiding to Letha’s wishes there will be no visitation. A private graveside service will be held at Rootville Cemetery on Friday with Gary Petrick of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses in Cambridge Springs officiating.

Memorial gifts may be made to Cambridge Springs Kingdom Hall.