Marion Fitkin1929 - 2016
Marion G. Fitkin, age 87, of Toledo, Ohio,
passed away in her sleep on August 24, 2016
at her beloved family cabin on Lake Nettie in
She was born May 1, 1929, in Haddonfield, New Jersey,
to Lawrence and Eunice (Robinson) Glover.
Marion Glover graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in
Chemistry in 1951, Marion was the first female graduate student and
faculty member at Dartmouth College, which at the time was an all-male
institution, There she met her future husband, Glenn Fitkin Jr., in 1952.
On December 4, 1954, they were married in Haddonfield, NJ, They
shared 61 happy years together.
The Fitkin family has spent summers at their cabin on Lake Nettie since
1954, Great Grandfather George Myers purchased the property in 1909,
shortly after the Metz fire. After raising their five children, Marion
attended Seminary and received her Master of Divinity Degree. She
pastored for over 25 years at Washington Congregational and
Alexis Congregational churches in the Toledo area.
Mrs, Fitkin is survived by:
her husband, Glenn;
5 children, Glenn (Amy) Fitkin III, Elizabeth Hazard,
Katherine (Dale Peppel) Fitkin, Ann (Charles) Butler and
10 grandchildren and
3 great grandchildren.
No local services are planned.
A memorial service will take place on September 3, 2016, at 2:00 pm in
the chapel at Swan Creek Retirement Village in Toledo.