Juliette A. Kitts, 62, who worked for the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission for nearly 25 years before retiring in 1995 as a program specialist, died of septic shock Aug. 25 at a hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. She lived in Bunker Hill, W.Va.
Mrs. Kitts, a former Silver Spring resident, was born in Astoria, N.Y., and attended New York University. She came to the Washington area in 1960 and moved to West Virginia, from which she commuted to work, in 1979.
Survivors include her husband, Elmer Leroy Kitts Sr. of Bunker Hill, and their two sons, Daniel Kitts of Waldorf and Anthony Kitts of Bunker Hill; a daughter from her first marriage, Dara Caro of Germantown; four stepchildren, Debbie Petajnik of Waldorf and Elmer Jr., Cindy Mattingly and Christopher Kitts, all of Bryans Road; three brothers, John, Michael and Anthony DeBonis, all of Long Island, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. A daughter, Vicki Elmore, died in March.
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