December 27, 1955 – June 18, 2018
Joann Knipp Pitts, 62, of Fremont, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018. She was born the daughter of Homer and Delcie Knipp on December 27, 1955. Joann worked in the service of others as a nursing assistant at Glenn Oaks in New Port Richey, where she found great joy in caring for the elderly patients. In 1985, Joann married Roger Pitts, and together they raised 3 beautiful girls; Angela Kay, Rebecca Lynn and Kimberly Jo. Roger preceded her in death in 2001 in New Port Richey. Joann took great pride in her family, especially her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. When she wasn’t spending time with her family, Joann could be found sewing, cooking, dancing, singing, or planting flowers in her garden. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters; Angela Kay Marcum, Rebecca Lynn Marcum and Kimberly Jo (Aaron McCracken) Marcum, siblings; Victoria (Tom) Martin of Charleston, WV, Rose (Sab) Alcala) of Clearwater, FL, Tommy (Eloise) Knipp, Sarah (Rick) Hewlett, Jerry (Sherry) Knipp, all of Inverness FL, Brenda (Earl) Williams of Dansville, FL, sister-in-law; Arlene Knipp, 8 grandchildren; Andrew (Emily), Anthony, Robin, Coreana, Ryan, Jenna and Josiah, James, 7 great- grandchildren, and a host of niece and nephews. Joann is proceeded in death by her parents; Homer and Delcie Knipp, husband, Roger Pitts, brothers; Jimmy, Harold, Junior, and Virgil Knipp, and sister; Nellie Marie Knipp. A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch Street, Fremont, Ohio, 43420. Pastor James Belcher will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her daughter, Angela Marcum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kkchud.com.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, June 23, 2018
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June 23, 2018
I have so many memories, where shall I begin. My Aunt JoJo has been my favorite Aunt since I can remember. I will cherish all the times we spent together She use to pick me up and we would hang out for the day. We would either go to burger chef or to bowling alley or just chill at home with our hostess snacks and Dr. Pepper. It’s going to be hard not having her at birthday parties or holiday get togethers. She would always get my husband started singing and dancing to something. We will keep her in our heart and minds forever. I love you Aunt Jo -love your “Lucy & Ricky”
June 21, 2018
my sister we share the same birthday,you was my best friend,now iam lost with out you phone calls at nigh.i sit and wait for your calls,i know you are with mom and dad,our brothers and sister,rest high with the angels,love and miss you,your sister sarah.
June 21, 2018
I love you my sister , you will be deeply missed.
June 21, 2018
My dearest Aunt Joann, I will never forget you and I will love you always. 💜💗❤💞
Angela, Rebecca, Kim my heart breaks for you your momma was the best I love you all and will be praying for comfort and guidance