Dr. SUZANNE MARTEL PITTS
On Saturday, January 15, 2011, of Warrenton, VA, from ovarian cancer. Born December 29, 1948 , in Washington, DC, she graduated from Bethesda Chevy Chase High School in 1966, received her B.S. Degree from the University of Maryland in 1971 and completed her MD and Psychiatric residency at George Washington University in 1997. She practiced in Warrenton and Culpeper, VA, from 1997, and from 2004 until 2009 served inmates at Coffeewood Prison in Mitchells, VA. Survived by her son, Dustin Pitts Poms, father Harry and stepmother Carol Pitts, and siblings Harry, Andrew, Douglas and Mathew and beloved nieces and nephews too numerous to list. She gave tirelessly to all around her, and a part of her remains with each of us. Wake to be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudon (www.uuloudoun.org/sanctuary.html
) on Saturday, January 22, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her name to Capital Hospice, www.capitalhospice.org
Published by The Washington Post on Jan. 19, 2011.