Kathleen "Kathie" Adair Zapitz

March 28, 1952April 13, 2019

Kathleen (Kathie) Beers Zapitz, of Deltona, passed away Saturday, April 13th, after a long, courageous battle with illness. She was a graduate of Seabreeze Senior High School in Daytona Beach. Kathleen retired from Tomoka Correctional Institution.

Kathleen was predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Nora Beers, brother, Walter Beers and her beloved dog, Gidget.

Kathleen is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 21 years, Peter Zapitz, daughters Stephanie Harris (Vern) of Orange City, and Shannon Knapp (Phillip) of Leavenworth, KS. She is also survived by sisters, Deborah Lewis, of Indian Harbor, Terry Gettel, of Ormond Beach, and Donna Dea (Robert) of DeLand. Kathleen was a loving grandmother to six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She is also survived by many dear family members, including nieces, nephews, and her loving friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her remembrance to the American Cancer Society or a local Humane Society.

A memorial service will be held Friday May 3, 2019 12:30 PM at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 1310 Maximillian Street, Deltona, FL 32725.


3 May

Memorial Service

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church

1310 Maximilliam Street
Deltona, FL 32725


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Sue Webster

April 17, 2019

My deepest condolences to Pete, family members and friends. Kathie was a beautiful person inside and out. She was a pleasure to work around at Tomoka C.I. Kathie will be missed and all my prayers to all during this difficult time. Sincerely, Sue Webster, SGT retired