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In Memory of

Rebecca Eileen Blitch

June 2, 1980 - January 24, 2018

Obituary


BLITCH, Rebecca "Becky" Eileen, 37 of Largo passed away on Wed, January 24, 2018 at Largo Medical Center. Becky was born on June 2, 1980 in West Monroe, LA to David & Nancy (Taylor) Blitch who survive. Also surviving is her brother Kyle. Memorial Services will be Sat, February 3, 2018 at 11:30 am at St Jerome Catholic Church of Largo. Arrangements are being handled thru Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, FL, ph# 727-562-2080. Condolences may be offered at www.serenityfuneralhomelargo.com.

Dear Family and Friends: As many of you know, Becky...

BLITCH, Rebecca "Becky" Eileen, 37 of Largo passed away on Wed, January 24, 2018 at Largo Medical Center. Becky was born on June 2, 1980 in West Monroe, LA to David & Nancy (Taylor) Blitch who survive. Also surviving is her brother Kyle. Memorial Services will be Sat, February 3, 2018 at 11:30 am at St Jerome Catholic Church of Largo. Arrangements are being handled thru Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, FL, ph# 727-562-2080. Condolences may be offered at www.serenityfuneralhomelargo.com.

Dear Family and Friends: As many of you know, Becky received her two service dogs , Sidney and Aki, from the wonderful organization, Canine Assistants. If you would like to make a donation in memory of Becky to this organization, please see their website at www.canineassistants.org.

We'd love to share some thoughts on Becky - in her own words....

I'm a coach, artist, educator, writer, and geek living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type 2. I believe in the transformative powers of honesty and creativity.

Diagnosed with a severe neuromuscular disability as an infant, I was nearly unable to hold a pen to sign my name in 2012. As part of my physical therapy, I began coloring, and then using watercolors; as my hand strength and control grew, I started working with brush pens for hand-lettering, and eventually pointed-pen calligraphy. I now describe myself as a multimedia artist on a journey of personal and artistic discovery!

My hope and intention is that in sharing my art, I also will share inspiration, empowerment, and beauty. Just like my body, my work isn't perfect, but I believe that's where true beauty lies. I especially hope my art speaks to other people who have faced challenges that seem insurmountable, or just need a reminder of their own power. On this journey I've learned that these challenges really are our greatest opportunities and blessings. Join me as my journey continues - and find the imperfect beauty all around you!

Favorite Quote

"What they call you is one thing.
What you answer to is something else."
- Lucille Clifton