Simone A. KitchFebruary 22,2013
Simone A. Kitch
Simone A. Kitch
PLAINFIELD — Simone Antoinette Kitch, 68, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at her home.
She was born in Brandon on Dec. 20, 1944, the daughter of Emile and Dorothy Racine.
She graduated valedictorian of her class from Brandon High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the College of St. Joseph the Provider in Rutland.
She was primarily a homemaker but had worked for Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and the Becket School in Pike, N.H.
She volunteered for Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Louisiana, Ohio and Vermont, and for the humane society in Barre.
She was known as an artist and enjoyed cooking, gardening, knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include her husband, David Kitch, of Plainfield; two sons, Aaron Johnson, of Thetford, and Daniel Johnson, of Woodruff, Wis.; a daughter, Simone Stewart, of Delaware, Ohio; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Armand Racine, of Killeen, Texas, Maurice “Buzz” Racine, of Brandon, and Terry Racine, of Leicester.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon.
Private burial will be at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Simone Kitch Memorial Fund, in care of Miller & Ketcham, 26 Franklin St., Brandon, VT 05733.
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