November 30, -0001 - December 11, 2011
Norma Lee (Oâ€™Connor) Hitt, 86, of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and formerly of West Chester, Ohio, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Fla. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lee Hitt McCoy, and son-in-law, John McCoy, of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; sisters-in-law, Genevieve Fryman of Germantown, Ky., Joy Mazzarella of Cincinnati, Marcella Remery of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Mildred Slattery of Ashland, Ky.; many extended-family members; and numerous friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenford E. â€œTobyâ€ Hitt; mother, Josie Oâ€™Connor; father, John Oâ€™Connor; brothers, George and Wilbur; and sister, Lorene. Norma Lee Oâ€™Connor was born June 13, 1925, in Augusta, Ky. She graduated from Augusta High School. She and Glenford Hitt, formerly of Germantown, Ky., were married July 21, 1956, in Augusta and made their first home in the Roselawn community of Cincinnati. The Hitts moved to West Chester in 1962, and their daughter, Mary Lee, was born that year. Mrs. Hitt was primarily a homemaker; she also worked for Complete Auto and S&H Green Stamps. She attended Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in West Chester. Mr. Hitt died in February 2009, and Mrs. Hitt later that year moved to Florida to reside with her daughter and son-in-law. Mrs. Hitt was a fan of the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball and Cincinnati Reds baseball teams. Arrangements are being handled by Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Road, West Chester. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at West Chester Cemetery, followed by a reception in the church pavilion. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester OH 45069; or CARES, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson FL 34667.
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