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Reita C. Kitzmiller Obituary


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“Jack, I was sorry to hear about the loss of your mother, I remember her as a very sweet and lovely lady. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Friebel Bowman - PA

“Jack, I'm sorry to hear about your mothers passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Julia Dowds Thompson - Marietta, OH

“Jack, I fondly remember your mother and the way she would talk to me when we would stop at your house. She was always so kind, so caring and just...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Miller - Oneonta, AL

“I'M SORRY FOR UR LOSS. REITA WAS A SWEET LADY . I DELIEVER HER NJ FOR SEVERAL YEARS . SHE WILL BE MISSED. LINDA STENTZ ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: LINDA STENTZ - SHELBY, OH

“I am so sorry to hear that Rita has passed, I am one of the nurses @ CCC, I have been off for the last 2mths for personal reasons, but I truly...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Diana Williams - shelby, OH

“Jack, Chris, Kendra & Jason my sympathies to all of you during this difficult time. Please let me know if you need anything. You are in my thoughts &...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jo Francis - Mansfield, OH

“Many prayers and deepest sympathy in your time of loss. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Ammons - Mansfield,, OH

“Jack, Chris & family, So sorry to hear about Aunt Reita. The best times I remember are when she & Joe would start laughing about something,...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy & Gary Robertson - Gahanna, OH


Reita C. Kitzmiller, age 90, resident of Shelby died Monday, February 25, 2013 in Crestwood Care Center.

Born January 17, 1923 in Shelby to William W. and Bertha (Mayer) Robertson, she had been a lifelong Shelby resident. A 1941 graduate of Shelby High School, she was employed with the Shelby Salesbook and retired from the Shelby Autocall Company.

She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Reita enjoyed being outdoors, reading, gardening and frequenting Kingwood Center and the Mansfield Art Center. She loved to travel and had many fond memories of her trips to Europe.

Survivors include her son, Jack (Chris) Kitzmiller of Shelby; two grandchildren, Kendra Kitzmiller and Jason Kitzmiller (Kelsi Lynch) all of Shelby; one great-granddaughter, Justice Kitzmiller; one brother, Joseph (Freda) Robertson of Shelby; nieces nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Kitzmiller, in 1984; two brothers, William Robertson, Sr., and George Robertson; four sisters, Edessa Hollenbaugh, Carmelita Dority, Mary Veronica Robertson and Alberta Robertson.

Private funeral services will be held Thursday February 28, 2013 from the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Father Nicholas Cunningham will officiate with interment in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours will not be observed. Memorial expressions may be made to Kingwood Center, 900 Park Ave. W., Mansfield, Ohio 44906.

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