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Betsy B. Kitch

January 22, 1932 - January 13, 2014
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KITCH, Betsy B., born January 22, 1932, Betsy Ann Byrns Kitch grew up in Griggsville, Illinois. After graduating from Griggsville High School, she attended the University of Illinois, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology in 1955. In 1984 she completed her Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Ministries at the University of Dayton. Betsy was an active member of Zeta Tau Alpha, an Associate of the Community of St. Mary(Anglican) and a long time member and lay minister of Christ Church(Episcopal) in Xenia, Ohio. Betsy passed away on January 13, 2014. An exceptional wife and mother, she is remembered as a Spiritual...
KITCH, Betsy B., born January 22, 1932, Betsy Ann Byrns Kitch grew up in Griggsville, Illinois. After graduating from Griggsville High School, she attended the University of Illinois, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology in 1955. In 1984 she completed her Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Ministries at the University of Dayton. Betsy was an active member of Zeta Tau Alpha, an Associate of the Community of St. Mary(Anglican) and a long time member and lay minister of Christ Church(Episcopal) in Xenia, Ohio. Betsy passed away on January 13, 2014. An exceptional wife and mother, she is remembered as a Spiritual Director, retreat leader, teacher, poet, artist, gardener-and abiding friend. Betsy is survived by her husband Jack, of 58 years, and their children: son David Kitch and spouse Sarah, son William Kitch and spouse Elizabeth, daughter Anne Kitch and spouse James Peck, and grandchildren Rachel, Nathan, Sophie and Lucy. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be sent to Christ Church 68 E. Church St. Xenia, OH 45385 or the Community of the Transfiguration 495 Albion Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45246. The family will be receiving visitors from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Friday February 7, 2014 in the Grand Room at Bethany Village 6443 Bethany Village Dr., Dayton, Ohio. The memorial service will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the Christ Church(Episcopal), in Xenia. Arrangements are being completed by the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-Far Hills Chapel

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