Brother Charles F. Kitson Jr. F.S.C., of Lincroft, died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 67 while attending meetings at the Mont La Salle Retreat and Conference Center, Napa, California, on March 11. He received the Religious Habit of the Christian Brothers in Barrytown, New York on August 27, 1966.
He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Elementary School, New Monmouth, Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft (class of 1966), The Catholic University, Washington, D.C., and University of Notre Dame where he earned a master of science degree.
Brother Charles’ assignments included St. Raphael Academy, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Christian Brothers Center, Narragansett, Rhode Island, where he was director of vocations, La Salle Academy, Providence, Rhode Island, where he served as director of campus ministries, Tides Family Services Latin Outreach Program, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and San Miguel School, Providence, Rhode Island. He served from 2008 to 2013 in the Generalate as secretary for Lasallian Family Association. He was Auxiliary Provincial for Community Life and Formation for the District of Eastern North America for the past three years.
He was predeceased by his mother, Mildred O’Connor Kitson, in 2010.
Surviving are his father, Charles F. Kitson Sr. of Colts Neck; a sister, Mildred K. Herndon (William) of Little Silver; two nieces, Suzanne H. DelGallo (Leonard) of Avon, Connecticut, and Carrie H. Cisar (Dr. Michael) of Tinton Falls; a nephew, Joseph R. Holsey III (Kim) of Boynton Beach, Florida; grandnephews, Stephen, Sean and Timothy DelGallo of Avon, Connecticut, and Joseph C. Cisar of Tinton Falls; grandnieces, Ally and Katie Cisar of Tinton Falls; stepnephew, John Herndon (Cathy) of Westfield, Indiana; stepgrandnephews, Michael and Matthew Herndon of Westfield, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be made to The San Miguel School of Providence, 535 Branch Avenue, Providence, RI 02904-2287. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements.
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