Mary Kitson


ANTWERP -- Mary Lorraine Kitson, 77, of Antwerp, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville.

Mary was born in Reading, Pa., on May 7, 1935, a daughter of the late Virginia K. (Bowen) and David Baker. She was a switchboard operator at Goshen Hospital, a realtor in Ohio & Indiana and a volunteer at the Mercer County, Ohio Sheriff's Office. On June 1, 1960, she married Phillip Kitson.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Phil; daughters, Deborah (Doug) Stevenson, Michelle Kitson and Valarie (Jeff) Kobee, all of Antwerp, and Marcia (Keith) Shipman of Fort Wayne; brothers, Eugene Baker of Allentown, Pa., and Nelson Baker of Lexington, S.C.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, David Jr.

Her service is at Antwerp Community Church at 11 a.m. Monday, February 11, where viewing is from 9-11 a.m. Mary will be laid to rest at Syracuse Cemetery.

Memorials are to the church. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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