Avaline Byington Fitch


"Rest in Peace"


Photo Credit:  Rosa G. Gonzales




Mrs. Avaline Fitch 77, widow of the late Capt. John Fitch, died in San Antonio Tuesday.

The body will be brought here for burial as Capt. Fitch is buried in  Corpus Christi.  The body will be accompanied by relatives and friends and will arrive over the Missouri Pacific lines early Friday morning.

Funeral services will be held at the David Peel Mortuary Friday morning at 9 o’clock.  Rev. John W. Sykes officiating.  Interment will be in the Old Bay View Cemetery.


Source: Corpus Christi Times, September 1, 1927, p. 2, col. 5


Funeral Services Held for Mrs. Fitch

Funeral services were held at the David Peel mortuary at 9 o’clock Friday morning for Mrs. Avaline Fitch, 72, who died at her home in San Antonio, Tuesday.

The body arrived in Corpus Christi early Friday morning from San Antonio and was taken immediately to the undertaking establishment.

Rev. John w. Sykes officiated at the services.  Interment was in the old Bay View cemetery.


Source: Corpus Christi Times, September 2, 1927, p. 8, col. 4

Research by: Msgr. Michael A. Howell

Transcription by: Geraldine D. McGloin, Nueces County Historical Commission

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