Mary Lois Fitch, 86 of 2363 West 23rd Street Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday March 22, 2001 in Country Club Retirement Center, Bellaire. She was born August 3, 1914 in Bellaire, a daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Meeker Fitch.
She was a Lt. Colonel of the Air Force Reserve,
Retired. During WWII she served in the 8th Air Force in England and Germany. She was a two term Mayor of Bellaire having served in 1979-1983 and 1988-1991. She was a member of the South Bellaire United Methodist Church, where she was a lay speaker, American Legion Post #52 Bellaire and the
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Edward, Jack, and Warren ”Hop” Fitch.
Surviving are a brother, Charles R. ”Bub” Fitch of
Bellaire. Two sisters Lucille Fitch of Bellaire and Joyce Roque of Fishtail, Montana.
Several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Saturday 6-8 PM and Sunday Noon-8PM at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home 441-37th Street Bellaire, Ohio where services will be held at 1 PM Monday with Reverend
William Carter officiating.
American Legion Services at 7 PM Sunday in the funeral home. Full military graveside services will be conducted by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the South
Bellaire United Methodist Church, 2300 Belmont Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.