Peggy Sue Kitson, 84, Warsaw, formerly of Syracuse, passed away at 6:28 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw. She was born on July 4, 1936, in Ridgeville, to William Lafayette and Bessie Marie (Runyon) Elliott.
Peg was a loving, kind, and caring person. She always had a positive outlook. She deeply loved her family and friends, and she was loved by everyone that knew her.
She moved to the Syracuse area in 1951, from Fort Wayne and attended Syracuse High School. She was married on June 18, 1955 in Syracuse, to Raymond G. “Gene” Kitson who preceded her on Dec. 13, 2018. She formerly worked at Thornburg Drugs in Syracuse, Wawasee Community School Corporation as the librarian at Syracuse Junior High School, and was a paraprofessional for Milford & North Webster Elementary.
She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, former member of the Bunko Club in Syracuse, and lived in Syracuse until she moved to Warsaw in December 2017.
She is survived by twin daughters: Mary Kitson of Syracuse and Marie (Barb Boyd) Kitson of St. Marys, Ga.; son: Alan (Penny) Kitson of Warsaw; two grandchildren: Alicia (Randy) Catron, Syracuse and Heather (Josh) Tooley of Warsaw; two step grandchildren, Rachel (Paul) Wagner of Franklin, and Zac (Sue Warner) Dawson of Crystal Lake, Ill.; six great-grandchldren and four step-great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her Parents, husband, three sisters: Joan Hastings, Betty Sypers, Teena Shannon, and three brothers, Hank, Bill, and Thomas Elliott.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastors Scott Halterman and John Schrock officiating. Burial will take place in the Syracuse Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Harbor Light Hospice, 1608 E. Day Rd. Mishawaka, IN 46545. To send condolences to the family in memory of Peggy Kitson, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com