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Mary Kathryn Fite

April 4, 1932 — September 28, 2022

CARBONDALE – Mary Kathryn Fite passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in Carbondale.

She was born in Golconda on April 4, 1932 to Orville Lee and Nancy Elizabeth (Keeling) Brown. Mary married Harold A. Fite Sr. on December 2, 1950. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2020.

Mary was a loving caring wife and homemaker. She enjoyed making quilts and sewing. Mary was a faithful member of the United Pentecostal Church in Carbondale. She loved spending time with her family especially when her grandchildren would visit.

Mary is survived by her three children, Constance (J.R.) Scoggins of Tampa FL, Harold (Angie) Fite Jr of Murphysboro and Douglas (Lana) Fite of Chesterfield, MO; five grandchildren, Chasity, JayeOlivia, Brooke, Abigail, and Benjamin; two great-grandchildren, Andrea and Aidan; sister, Linda Shetler; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Harold; and brothers, Willard and Bob Brown.

Graveside services for Mary will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale with Pastor Darrin Weddle officiating.

Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale assisted the family with arrangements. To leave a story or memory of Mary, visit

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Sunday, October 2, 2022

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