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Obituary: Kathryn Morrill Kittell

Published December 7, 2014 at 8:47 a.m.


Kathryn Morrill Kittell, age 79, died December 5, 2014 at her Lavoie Avenue residence with loving family at her side.

Born in Saint Albans on June 20, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Dorothy (King) Morrill. She graduated from Swanton High School in 1952 and on October 11, 1958, was married to Sherwood Wallace Kittell who survives her.

Kathryn attended the former Sheldon Academy Beauty School and worked as a beautician for Pearl Vincelette. She was a lifelong parishioner of The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Besides her husband, Sherwood of 57 years, Kathryn is survived by a daughter, Martha Kittell and husband, Frank Kodman, of Montreal, Quebec; a son Robert Kittell and his wife, Phoebe, of Swanton; two granddaughters, Megan Kittell of Saint Albans and Courtney Ward of Alburgh; a great granddaughter, Gwendolyn Kittell, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister, Phyllis McKenzie and her aunt, Frances Holbrook.

A private Funeral Service will be held, with Father Luke P. Austin officiating. The Rite of Committal and Interment will take place at a later date in Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.

There will be no public calling hours.

Gifts in Kathryn’s memory may be made to Missisquoi Valley Rescue, P.O. Box 22, Swanton, VT 05488.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton, VT 05488.

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