Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

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YORKVILLE, N.Y.-Veteran sales representative Karen Ritter of Lewes, Del., passed away last month. She was 49.

Ritter had worked as the northeast regional sales manager for Meyda Tiffany Lighting since the mid-1980s, and managed Meyda's fleet of mobile showrooms with her husband Bob for the past 15 years.

"The entire Meyda Tiffany Lighting family would like to express our deepest condolences to the Ritter Family," said Robert Cohen, president, Meyda Tiffany Lighting.  "Karen was one-of-a-kind and she will be sorely missed."

In addition to her husband of 29 years, Ritter is survived by her mother, brother, two sons and a daughter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SDTRHR (Southern Delaware Therapeutic Recreational Horseback Riding), P.O. Box 219, Nassau, DE 19969 or to the SPCA, 22918 DuPont Blvd., Georgetown, DE 19947. People are also invited to sign the online guestbook at parsellfuneralhomes.com.

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