Fred Pitts' Mother Hazel Has Passed

We are saddened to report the passing on Thursday, January 24 of Hazel Pitts, 92, of Wellington, Ohio. Mrs. Pitts was the mother of Fred Pitts, promoter of the Lorain County Fair's Friday Night Spectacular.

A lifelong resident of Wellington, she married Dorrell Pitts in 1951. They devoted themselves to each other, their children, their family farm, and the Lorain County Fair until his passing in 2008.

In addition to Fred and Sandy, Mrs. Pitts is survived her children, Ann (Tim) Buchs, Sue Pitts, and Sally (Jeff) Stewart; grandchildren Joe (Hannah), Mike (Bethany), Amy (Scott), Adam (Jaci), Lindsey (Chuck), Ashley (Dan), and Kyle; great grandchildren Kaycee, Paige, Addi, Jud, Jax, Jep, Parker, Roston, and Cason; and sisters Ida Clawson and Dorothy Walker. Her complete obituary may be found here. Condolences may be expressed at that website.

In lieu of flowers donations may be directed to the Dorrell and Hazel Pitts Family Education Fund, through the Wellington Endowment, 305 Union Street, Wellington.

Please keep Fred, Sandy, and the entire Pitts family in your thoughts as they mourn their loss.