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Thomas Edwin Hitchner

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Thomas Edwin Hitchner Obituary

Thomas Edwin Hitchner of Newcastle has departed this life to be with Betty, his beloved wife of 59 years. Approaching the age of 92, he passed away on March 25, 2017 at Sutter Roseville Hospital from complications during recovery from a surgery.

Born the son of English immigrants on March 31, 1925 to Thomas George Hitchenor and Eleanor Violet Gower, he grew up on an orchard in Live Oak. At age 17, after WWII broke out, he joined the merchant marines. Following the war, he served in the army in occupied Japan. Upon discharge, he settled in Sacramento where he began a lifetime career in auto industry sales and moved to Newcastle in 1970.

He is survived by his three children and nine grand children.

Graveside services will be held at Newcastle Cemetery, Monday, April 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Mar. 30, 2017
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