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Thomas E. Kitts, Sr.

May 6, 1936 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 83)
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 Thomas E. Kitts,  age 83, of North Branch passed away on July 1, 2019 at McLaren/Lapeer Regional Hospital. Tom was born on May 6, 1936, the son of Albert William and Ruth (Corrigan Paul) Kitts.  Tom grew up in Clifford, MI .  On August 10, 1956, Tom married his sweetheart Filena (Tuts) Fricke in North Branch.  Tom retired from GM as an accounting clerk.  He also worked for North Branch Area Schools. Tom was a member of the North Branch Lions Club. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, camping and spending time with the guys at the coffee shop.  Tom is survived by his wife, Filena; daughters, Kathryn (Daniel) Rhode of North Branch and Suzanne Rogers of North Branch; his son, Thomas  (Kathleen) Kitts Jr. of Lapeer; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-children; plus several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents;  brothers, Paul, Burr (John Paul) , twins, Bill and Bob and Pat Kitts;  sister, Margaret Hoig,  Visitation for Tom will be Sunday, July 7, 2019, 12:00 P.M.-8 :00 P.M. at Blackburn Chapel.  On Monday, July 8, 2019, visitation will be 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. with Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. at Blackburn Chapel.  Deacon Peter Lynch will be officiating.  Tom will be laid to rest at Rich Township Cemetery.

 

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