Father David Hitch
Fry Funeral Home
220 E. 6th St. East
Tipton, IA

Father David Hitch

July 16, 2021

TIPTON-Father David Hitch, 80, of Tipton, died peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021 while under the care of Country Manor Memory Care of Davenport. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 21 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tipton. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 22 at 10:00 am also at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com. A memorial fund has been established in Fr. Hitch's name with the proceeds being donated to Our Lady of Parish Retreat.

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Published by Quad-City Times on Jul. 18, 2021.
4:00p.m. - 6:30p.m.
St. Mary's Catholic Church
, Tipton, IA
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St. Mary's Catholic Church
, IA
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Cathy Deming and David Klemm
July 22, 2021
In the summer of 1996, my son won a contest to allow him an opportunity to carry the Olympic Torch, on one leg of its journey to Atalanta. Option to purchase the torch was offered and contributed to, by Father Hitch, personally. It was on display in the church foyer for quite some time that fall. It became one of my son's prized possessions! Father Hitch was a great family friend.
Patty McGillin
July 20, 2021
Father David Hitch was the most calming, patient, humbling, caring individual I had ever met. I always enjoyed his homilies at the old St. Thomas More church. May he rest in peace. He will be missed by many.
Erin Murphy
July 19, 2021
Fr. Hitch was a spiritual leader and recognized the value of women early on. He allowed me to baptize my daughter Anna in 1999, long before I realized a call to ordination. May he rest in peace and be richly rewarded for his ministry to many who needed encouragement and compassion.
Mary Kay Kusner
July 19, 2021
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