Grace A. Kittoe, of Washington Twp, passed away in the afternoon Thursday, October 6, 2022, peacefully at her home after an extended illness. Grace loved life, her family, friends, pets, and enjoyed creating fabric arts and traveling. She was born January 1, 1954, in Brilliant, Ohio, to Robert Leslie Wise and Grace Loucetta (Pitzer) Wise and has resided in Washington Twp her married life.
Grace was a 1971 graduate of Perry (Canton) High School, received her RN upon graduating from Aultman School of Nursing, earned a BA of Science from Walsh College and Masters of Education from Kent State University. In 2013, Grace retired after 30 years from the Practical Nurse Program of Canton City Schools, where she had served as administrator and instructor. She had also worked as an operating room nurse at Aultman Hospital and performed nursing at Massillon City Hospital, Doctors Hospital and was the school nurse at Walsh College.
She was a longtime active member of the Canton Fiber Arts Guild. She enjoyed creating lovely articles with spinning, weaving, crocheting and lace making. You would find her frequently at art demonstrations with the Guild discussing their crafts at numerous public events.
A special thank you to Alliance Aultman Hospice.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years Robert M. Kittoe, Jr., daughter, Amanda (Will) Kittoe-Johnson, brother, Richard (Linda), sister-in-law, Elaine (Robert) Umlauf, brother-in-law, Mark (Faith) Kittoe.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Grace Wise., son, Robert M. Kittoe III and brother, Robert Wise.
There will be a Celebration of Life Service held Thursday, October 13, 2022 6:00pm at Paquelet Falk Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.