Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

[caption id="attachment_3209" align="alignleft" width="225"]        [/caption]

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.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

  • Von Tobel Cites Brass Textures Among Top Trends

    Camera Icon   More Videos

Subscribe to
HFN Omnichannel
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

Current Issue

  • HFN cover for September 2017

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    September 2017


    COVER STORY:

    2017 State of the Industry Report
    Cautious Optimism, Mixed Results

    Many expected 2016 would be a banner year, but the political and economic climate softened consumer confidence. It was also a year consumers spent more lavishly on home remodeling rather than decorating.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    •  TJX Unveils First U.S. Homesense Store - In a time when retailers are reducing store counts, TJX continues to get physical.
    •   Ikea’s Fluid Spaces - The retailer’s new intros reflect multifunctional rooms.
    •  N.Y. Home Fashions Market Preview - Textile textures get soft and cozy, colors warmer.