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Ann Ruark Pitts
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Birth: 1914
Salisbury
Wicomico County
Maryland, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1997
Delray Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

PITTS - Ann Ruark Detwiler, 83, of Delray Beach, died of a stroke on Wednesday, September 10, 1997. She was born in Salisbury, MD and grew up in Salisbury and Baltimore. She was a graduate of National Cathedral School in Washington, DC. Mrs. Pitts moved to Delray Beach in 1969. She was active in nursing and charitable work in Delray and in city affairs. She signed up thousands of registered voters on a petition to limit heights in Delray Beach. The City, as a result of the petition, passed an ordinance limiting all structures to four stories. Mrs. Pitts was a member of St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church of Delray Beach, the Delray Beach Club, the Little Club and The Everglades Club. Her charities were widespread including Indians, needy children, hospitals, United Way, Salvation Army and many more. She is survived by her husband John (Jack) L. Pitts of Delray Beach; son John T. Detwiler of Easton, MD and his children Elizabeth C. Detwiler of Philadelphia, PA, William F. Detwiler, NYC, NY; step-son John L. Pitts, IV and his children Dagney Nicole and John L. Pitts V, all of Stratford, PA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 13, 1997, 2:00 PM, at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 101 Homewood Boulevard, Delray Beach. LORNE & SONS FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. 
 
Burial:
Wildwood Cemetery
Williamsport
Lycoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: GerbLady
Record added: Jan 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24032072
Ann <i>Ruark</i> Pitts
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