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Eleanor Howells Kitson

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Eleanor Howells Kitson Obituary
October 5, 1926 - September 10, 2015 Ellie died peacefully in Ventura, CA with her children, Robyn KItson Scanlon, Robert G Kitson, and Karyn Kitson Klein, by her bedside. Born in ?a ?coal mining ?town, ?Taylor, Pennsylvania?,? she was a child of the Great Depression and the New Deal?. She and? her husband of 67 years, Bob Kitson, who passed away three years ago, moved to Southern California in 1952 for the west coast life style that included both raising their family in the San Fernando Valley and adopting "honorary" family members, best friends Joe & Betty Ghiglia and family. Ellie was an avid golfer for over 50 years who carded six holes-in-one (three at Mesa Verde Country Club), a life-long Lakers and Dodgers fan, and an accomplished bridge player. Great Grandma Ellie is survived by her children and their spouses, Patrick Scanlon, Lydia Kitson, and Jeff Klein. She will be missed by her seven grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Robert and wife Anika, Clinton and wife Erica, Kevyn, Kacey, Kendyl and four great grand children (Conrad,Taylor, Mason & Capri) and counting. Today would have been her 89th birthday. Thanks, Mom, you were the best!
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 2 to Oct. 5, 2015
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