Obituary for Claude Leon McNitt

Claude Leon McNitt

Birth Date: Jun. 18th, 1920
Date Passed: Jul. 20th, 2013


Claude Leon McNitt Jr. died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Mercy General Health Partners in Muskegon. Claude was born on June 18, 1920 in Conklin, Michigan to the late Claude L and Gertrude (Gronevelt) McNitt Sr. Claude married Phyllis (Whitsell) McNitt and she preceded him in death on July 29, 1996 He then married Ruth Moe-McNitt on August 9, 1997 in Ravenna. Claude is survived by his wife: Ruth Moe-McNitt of Ravenna, 1 Son: Kenneth L. (Carole) McNitt of Comstock Park. 1 Daughter: Sally (Robert) Gerwig of Conklin. 16 Grandchildren and 29 Great Grandchildren. 2 Step Children: Sandy (Dan) Pigors of Ravenna and Steven and Tammy Moe. 1 Sister: Floretta Sheridan of Ravenna and Son in-law: Barry Evans of Muskegon. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Claude was preceded in death by his parents, wife Phyllis, 1 Daughter Claudetta, 1 Grandson Jeffrey Gerwig, 3 Brothers: Lyle, Richard and Merlin, 1 Sister: Olive Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00am at the First Reformed Church in Ravenna with Pastor Steven VanderWoude officiating. Burial will be in McNitt Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm and 1 hour prior to the service at the church to receive friends. Memorials may be directed to: First Reformed Church Building Fund Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511.


2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Jul. 24th, 2013 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Jul. 25th, 2013 at First Reformed Church
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2:00pm on Jul. 25th, 2013 at
McNitt Cemetery
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