Elaine R. Hitch, 72, Patton, died Sunday at Conemaugh Miners Medical Center, Hastings. She was born in Patton, daughter of the late Edna Bailey. Surviving are her husband, Regis "Joe" Hitch, whom she married July 20, 1963; four children: Robyn Hitch and Joe Hitch, both of Patton, and Jake and Jasper; and a sister, Connie Garrity in Maryland. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Florest and Jim Bailey. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service Monday, July 29, 2013, at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 1004 N. Fifth Ave., Patton, the Rev. Thaddeus E. Rettger officiating.