Theodore “Ted” R. Kitts, 92 of Oswego, passed away on Friday, August 4 at Oswego Hospital. A native of Otisco, NY, he lived in Hannibal, Bundyville and Oswego. Ted retired from General Electric in 1986 as a payroll accountant after 35 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving during the Battle of the Bulge and received the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and three battle stars. Ted was an avid golfer and NY Yankees fan. He was also a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Santina Cannova Kitts in 2011and by siblings, Andrew, Robert and Paul Kitts and Marie Stanley, Dorothy Saunders, Helen Connors, Betty Bottery, Catherine Lafave and Gladys Fowler.
Surviving are his two sons, Richard (Bonnie) Kitts of Oswego and Randy (Wanda) Kitts of Palermo; grandsons, Mathew, Michael (Michelle) and Mark Kitts; great-grandchildren, Mathew, Mallori, Makayla and Myles; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 8 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 9 at the funeral home with burial and military honors to follow at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, County Route 3, Hannibal.