Cynthia Littleton

Cynthia L. Littleton (nee Miller) passed away Oct. 19, 2017, at Prestige Gardens in Marysville, OH.

Cynthia was born July 4, 1941, in Martins Ferry, OH.

She attended Kent State University and was a school librarian at Kent State. She was in charge of the church bazaar at The Gay Street Methodist Church in the 1970s; was a secretary for the Central Ohio Girl Scout Council; and was a girl scout leader.

During her lifetime she resided in the Philippines, and in many states throughout the United States, but spent most of her time in Ohio.

In her later years, she moved to Florida and enjoyed swimming with the dolphins and watching the breathtaking sunsets in the Keys.

She worked at Storyland in New Hampshire in the late 1950s; at Chemical Abstracts; and Montaldos, Jacobsons. She retired from the United States Post Office.

Cynthia enjoyed bowling, traveling, girl scouts, archeology, genealogy, and reading. She also enjoyed spending time outside in nature, especially in Lakeside, OH, where she could enjoy the most beautiful mile in Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Ira James Littleton; parents, Chaplain William M. and Shirley Miller; and brothers, David Alan Miller and William John (Jack) Miller.

She is survived by her daughters, Lori Ann (William) Taggart and Toni Ann (Dino) Sara; grandchildren, Katherine Taggart (fiance Bryan Smith), Michael ( Annelise) Taggart, Katherine Sara, Anna Sara, and Dominic Sara; nephew, Steve Miller; niece, Kathy Miller; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and many cousins who brought great joy to her over the years.

She also cherished her cats, Mittens and Tommy.

Friends may call at the Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Wersterville, OH, on Saturday from 2-5 p.m.

Graveside service and interment will be held at Union Cemetery in Steubenville, OH, on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.