Cape Gazette

Elsie E. Lamplugh, Christiana retiree

Dec 31, 2013

Elsie E. Lamplugh, nee Knighton, born Jan. 8, 1923, died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Lewes.

Elsie retired from the Christiana Care Health System at the age of 65. She did volunteer work for a number of years for the RSVP organization and put tremendous effort into gathering her family history.

Elsie, or “Betts” as she was known, is survived by her daughter, Judith Bestpitch; and sons, George and Rick Lamplugh. Elsie is lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Andrew and Keith Coulter, James, David, and Allison Lamplugh; and great-grandchildren, Sasha and Eric Coulter. She is also survived by her sisters, Kate Williams and Anna Margaret and a brother, Robert Knighton.

Services and burial will held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Elsie’s memory to, The Alzheimer’s Association of Sussex County, PO Box 625, Georgetown, DE 19947.

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