Pauline (Morits) Tita, 89, of Danbury, wife of the late John Tita, died on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Mrs. Tita was born in Manchester, CT on January 11, 1931, to Joseph and Albina (Lamoreaux) Morits. Mrs. Tita along with her family relocated to Danbury in 1933, attended local schools and graduated from Danbury High School with the Class of 1949. Pauline Morits and John Tita were united in marriage in 1953. After raising her family, in 1980 Pauline enrolled in an adult education class, floral design instructed by Don and Betty Melillo. Shortly thereafter, she was associated with the former Don’s Flowers of Danbury as a floral designer and later at Stew Leonard’s of Danbury. A lifelong area resident, Pauline was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church and of its Altar Society and Golden Dome Bakers. She is survived by a son, John Tita and his wife Wendy of Newtown, CT; a daughter, Lynda Streaman and her husband Jay of Bethel; a sister, Bea Arconti of Danbury; two sisters in law, Helen Tita and Margaret "Peg" Tita; five grandchildren, Heather and her husband Marco Amaral , Daniel and his wife Maria Streaman, Matthew and his wife Melissa Streaman, John and Nicole and Ryan Tita; 6 great grandchildren, Carter and Sawyer Amaral, Audra Streaman, Grayson Streaman, Eva and Riley Tita. and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Pauline was predeceased by an infant daughter Diane, sisters, Theresa Morits, Madeline Howley and Jeanette Scalzo and by her brothers, Bernard Morits and Joseph Morits. Due to the coronavirus crisis, graveside interment services will take place on Monday, August 24, 2020, in Section 20 of St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury at 11:30 a.m. Social distancing will be required as well as facial coverings. There will be no calling hours. Contributions in Mrs. Tita’s memory may be made to St. Nicholas Church, 13 Pembroke Rd., Danbury, CT 06811or Hancock Hall 31 Staples Street, Danbury, CT 06810' The family would like to extend their most sincere appreciation and gratitude for the loving care and concern for their mother and to themselves to the entire staff at Hancock Hall.
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