Dewitt, Dorothy Ellen

October 04, 2005

On Sunday, October 2, 2005, DOROTHY ELLEN De WITT (nee Crout), 90, died at Alterra Clare Bridge in Cary, NC. A native of Baltimore, MD, Mrs. De Witt was retired from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. After her retirement, she moved to Chapel Hill to be close to her family. She was an active member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, and was co-founder of the Quilter's Group, which provides quilts for Lutheran World Relief and local families in need. She was involved in the Daughters of the American Revolution in both Baltimore and Chapel Hill. Mrs. De Witt is survived by her daughter, Dorothy E. Fiddleman of Chapel Hill, granddaughter Lisa Ellen Fiddleman of Washington, DC and grandson Eric De Witt Fiddleman and his wife Jamie of Chapel Hill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. De Witt and daughter Dawn Ellen Spitzer. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Alterra Clare Bridge of Cary and Wake County hospice for their kindness and support. A Memorial Service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, in Chapel Hill, on Wednesday, October 5 at 3 P.M. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kingsville, MD, Tuesday, October 11 at 3 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lutheran World Relief, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298-9832, or Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC 27605. Walker's Funeral Home of Chapel Hill is in charge of arrangements.

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