Martha Ann Patridge
March 13, 1952 - July 26, 2021
Martha Ann Patridge, age 69, of Bear, DE, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 13, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Francis Walter and Alice Jeannette (McKnight) Patridge. Martha worked as an accounting manager for the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay in Newark until her retirement in 2017.
She was a member of the Church of the Nativity in Manor Park, where she taught Sunday school and guided a host of young adults through confirmation. Martha loved to travel, read, and cook. She enjoyed organizing the kitchen for large family gatherings, and was famous for her baked beans.
In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her brother, Alexander M. Patridge. She is survived by her sister, Mary E. Hammond of Bear; brother, Robert A. Patridge of Wilmington; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha’s memory to Church of the Nativity, P.O. Box 662, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720 or to the Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay, online by clicking here.