Violet E. Pitcher
September 1, 1923- December 1, 2014
Violet Enola Pitcher, nee Dove, 91, of Broomes Island, Maryland passed away December 1, 2014 in Harwood, Maryland. She was born on September 1, 1923 in Broomes Island, Maryland to the late Elmer Merton and Genevieve Elliott Dove. Besides her parents, Violet is predeceased by her husband, Alan T. Pitcher, Sr., son Michael Wayne Pitcher, granddaughters, Michele and Amy Pitcher and her brothers, Elmer Dove, Jr., Monroe Dove and Marcellas Dove.
Violet was a lifelong member of Broomes Island Wesleyan Church and head of the missionary field for many years. Past President of Broomes Island Civic League for 8 years, she loved to go to church, crab and fish, and help people. Violet was a great entertainer and loved to cook for her family and company.
She is survived by her children, Gwen Willingham and her husband Allen of Davidsonville, MD, and Alan T. Pitcher, Jr. and his wife Alice of Broomes Island, MD. Grandmother of Kevin, Dean, and Kristy Willingham, Michael Jr., Timothy, and Chris Pitcher, great grandmother of Ryan Forrester and Chase Allen Willingham. She is also survived by her brothers, Jack Dove of Lusby, MD, Norman Dove of Broomes Island, Md., Douglas Dove of Prince Frederick, MD and Donald Dove of Huntingtown, MD.
The family will receive friends on Thursday December 4, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic, Md. Funeral services will be held on Friday December 5, 2014, 11 AM at the Broomes Island Wesleyan Church. Interment will follow in Broomes Island Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Broomes Island Wesleyan Church or Hospice of the Chesapeake.
Friday, December 5, 2014