AB, MacMurray College, 1945; Bachelor of Science in Education, Kansas State University, 1954; Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1946.
Assistant city editor, Jacksonville (Illinois) Journal, 1945-1946; assistant in English, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1946-1948; manuscript editor, American Medical Association, Chicago, 1948-1951; teacher, North Shore schools, Glen Cove, New York, 1966-1968; teacher, Pawtucket (Rhode Island) School, 1969-1970; teacher, Center Falls (Rhode Island) School, 1969-1971; assistant manager, Cathedral House Bookstore, Providence, 1971-1972; manager, Cathedral House Bookstore, 1972-1982; with computer forwarding, United States Postal Svc., Providence, 1980-1991; environmental chair, Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, Providence, since 1991. Committee chair Christian Social Rels., Providence, 1991-1996, secretary, since 1993.
Board directors Childhood Lead Action Project, Providence, since 1993. Representative Environmental Council Rhode Island, since 1991, vice president for development, membership, 1999-2002. Member Rhode Island Earth Day Committee, since 1995, secretary, since 2003.
Member education committee Mayor's Lead Task Force, since 1998.
Married Mortimer G. Hitt, June 2, 1947 (deceased June 1994). Children: Monica Louise, Mary Victoria, Jeremy Arthur Curtis, Geoffrey Christopher Ambrose.