Marlene Jane Kitsos

  • Died: January 7, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Marlene Jane Kitsos, 64, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born July 23, 1953 in Bryan, OH, she was the daughter of the late Harlan and Donnabelle Culbertson. Marlene loved being in nature and appreciated the beauty of flowers, birds and animals. She could often be found tending to her flower beds during the summer. She was a dog lover, especially of her beloved Boston Terrier pets. A homemaker, Marlene was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed watching football and baseball with her family. She was a very active parent volunteering at the schools her children attended and helping out with all their extra-curricular activities. She was often considered a "second Mom" to her children's friends and classmates. Marlene was known for her kind, caring attitude with friends both old and new. Marlene loved the Christmas season. She took great joy in finding and giving her family gifts they didn't even know they needed. Her family cookbook was a labor of love. She was often described as warm, loving, and generous of spirit. Marlene was a wonderful woman who put an incredibly large number of smiles on an incredibly large number of faces. Marlene is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Theodore Kitsos of Fort Wayne; Daughter Sabrina Kitsos of Fort Wayne; son Nicholas Kitsos of Fort Wayne and granddaughter Ellora Safford of Fort Wayne. Also surviving are sisters Marsha (Howard) Ester, Marilyn (Roger) Hupe, and Mary Culbertson all of Fort Wayne; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10AM with calling one hour prior at D.O. McComb and sons Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to United Way of Allen County.