Katherine P. Pitts, 61
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HARRISON -- Katherine P. Pitts, 61, of Sarasota, Fla. and Harrison died peacefully on Feb. 2, 2013, at The Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born April 3, 1951 in Portland she is the daughter of Emma H. Pitts of South Paris and Samuel L. Pitts, Jr. of Harrison.
Kathy grew up in Harrison and graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1969. After attending Husson College, she moved to the Portland area and raised her family in Gorham. She worked for many years as a real estate appraiser before retiring in 2004 when she began spending her winters in Fla. There her love of golf developed. She became an avid golfer and enjoyed playing regularly on warm days in both Maine and Fla. But her true love was spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, surviving her are her three daughters, Jennifer Ward (Ken) of York, Sarah Hart (Chris) of Falmouth and Lindsey Seavey (Jared) of Kensington, N.H.; four grandchildren, Grace and Samuel Hart of Falmouth, Lachlan and Ainsley McMorris of York and one Seavey grandchild on the way; two sisters, Donna Barker (David) of Harrison and Judy McIver (Steve) of Bridgton; and three nephews Jon Barker of Bridgton, Ryan McIver of Bridgton and Justin McIver of Bridgton.
A service celebrating her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Dunegrass Golf Club, 65 Wild Dunes Way, Old Orchard Beach. A private burial will take place at Harrison Village Cemetery.
To offer words of condolence and share memories with the family, go to the obituaries section at www.athutchins.com.
In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to:
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Rd.
Scarborough, ME 04074
Katherine P. Pitts
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 4, 2013