Joseph Edward Fite
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November 10, 2012
Joe was born on October 8, 1927 in Wataga, IL. He was Valedictorian of his high school class. After graduation, he enlisted in the Army to serve his country during WWII, where he obtained the rank of corporal.
After vacationing in the area many times, Joe and his family moved to Ft. Myers in 1971.
Joe is survived by two sisters; Mary Enck and Thelma Fite of Illinois, three children, Susan Skinner of Arkansas, Dean Fite of Ft. Myers, and Julie Fite of Maine; five grandchildren, Ty and Kasey Tobin of Arizona, Alex, Anthony, and Lauren Fite of Ft. Myers, and three great- grandchildren, Liam, Owen, Evan, with number four on the way, and his loving companion for the last ten years, Wilda Harpold.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and his wife, Phyllis Jacobson Fite.
A memorial service will be held on Nov. 20 at 5:00 p.m. at Park Alliance Church, 7469 San Carlos Blvd., Ft. Myers.
He was a kind, wonderful and loving husband and father, and he will remain in our hearts forever.
Published in The News-Press from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2012