Welcome to the memorial page for

Hilda May "Peg" Fitz

June 23, 1939 ~ March 24, 2017 (age 77)

The Piano Brothers

Hilda May “Peg” Fitz, 77, of New Oxford, PA, entered God’s Eternal Care Friday, March 24, 2017 at Genesis-Gettysburg Center. 

Born June 23, 1939 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Glenn O. and Ada M. (Smith) Tipton.  She was the loving wife of the late Richard “Dick” T. Fitz, who died October 31, 1989.

Peg was a 1957 graduate of Gettysburg High School.  She formerly worked at the Gettysburg Shoe Factory and Eisenhower Inn.  She enjoyed spending time with family, growing flowers, vacationing at OBX and was an avid bingo player.

Peg is survived by her children, Vicky L. Fitz of Gettysburg, PA, Lisa M. Hertzog and husband David of Gettysburg, PA and Joan L. Fitz and her companion Andrew Justice of Camp Hill, PA; four grandchildren, Heather Sauers and husband Nathaniel, Elizabeth Taughinbaugh and husband Tyrel, Tyler Hertzog and wife Rachel, and Zachary Hertzog and his companion Marina Garrison; two great-grandchildren, Oliver Sauers and Carson Taughinbaugh; and one sister, Patricia Fissel.   She was preceded in death by two brothers, Glenn Tipton, Jr. and Robert Tipton. 

Following cremation, a memorial service to celebrate and remember Peg’s life will be held 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 66 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg (Bonneauville), PA.  Burial will be private and in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Emmitsburg, MD.  A visitation and time to share memories with the family will be held from 9:30-10:30 AM, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made in Peg’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 800 Corporate Circle, Ste. 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to the American Cancer Society York/Adams, Attn: Memorial, 924-N Colonial Avenue, York, PA 17403. 

The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 66 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg (Bonneauville), PA.  Memories and condolences may be shared at

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association
301 Chestnut Street, Suite #101, Harrisburg PA 17101

 Service Information

April 1, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Kenworthy Funeral Home
Gettysburg, PA

Memorial Service
April 1, 2017

10:30 AM
Kenworthy Funeral Home
Gettysburg, PA

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