Marjorie Louise Hitchcock

Marjorie Louise Hitchcock of Gilroy, Valdosta, Ga., and San
Diego, died Monday, March 28, 2005 in Gilroy.
Marjorie Louise Hitchcock of Gilroy, Valdosta, Ga., and San Diego, died Monday, March 28, 2005 in Gilroy.

Mrs. Hitchcock was born to George and Anastasia Mains in Waltham, Mass., on September 23, 1921 and graduated from high school and nursing school in Massachusetts before joining the Naval Nursing Corps during World War II. Her nursing career was interrupted when she met and married William Osler (Bill) Hitchcock of Moultrie, Ga. on Aug. 6, 1944. A large family followed, as well as moves to San Diego and Valdosta.

She is survived by her 10 children, Skip and Nancy Hitchcock of Lakeside, Pat and Marco Renella of Gilroy, Judy Hawk of Huntington Beach, Bobbie and Jay Leishman of San Diego, Sue and Joe Bilotta of Fayetteville, Ark., Nancy and Wayne May of Las Vegas, Beth and Jack Sullivan of Tallahassee, Fla., Steve and Laura Hitchcock of Fairlawn, Ohio, Paul and Anita Marie Hitchcock of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Jill and Frank Roca of Winter Springs, Fla., 26 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Irene Reedy and her sister-in-law, Ann Mains.

Mrs. Hitchcock was predeceased by her husband, Bill, in April 1975.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am, Thursday, March 31, 2005, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Gilroy and burial will take place in Valdosta, Ga.

Arrangements by Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy.

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