Hilda Lucille Fitch, 93, of Bellaire, Ohio, died Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born July 9, 1927, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Meeker) Fitch in Bellaire, Ohio.

She was a school teacher and coach for the Bellaire School District. Lucille was a longtime Bellaire, Big Reds sports fan; 1952 member of the WV Tournament State Softball Team – the team consisted of members from Moundsville and Limestone, WV – they were named the “Lassies”. She was a lifetime member of the Bellaire Alumni and also served a term on Bellaire City Council.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Edward, John, Warren “Hop” and Charles “Bub” Fitch; sisters Mary Fitch (former Mayor of Bellaire), Joyce Roque, sisters-in-law, Helen and Wilma Lee Fitch and a nephew Merrell Fitch.

She is survived by her nephew, John Fitch of Sebring, FL, niece Sandra Wallace of Bellaire, nieces-in-law Rosalind Fitch and Rita Fitch both of Bellaire and her cousins and caregivers Dan and Chris Farmer. Final disposition will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th street, Bellaire, OH 43906.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions benefit Bellaire Alumni Association and South Bellaire Methodist Church by going to “TMCFunding.com”. Share your thoughts and memories of Lucille with the family at www.bauknechtalt meyer.com.