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Dr. Mark Hite

Obituary for Dr. Mark Hite

February 7, 1935 - April 3, 2017
Cambridge, Massachusetts | Age 82


Service Information

Dr. Mark Hite passed away on April 3, 2017 at age 84. Graveside service for Mark Hite will be held for family on Wednesday, April 5th at 11 AM. We welcome condolence calls during Shiva at Debby Katz's home, 406 Norwick Place, Blue Bell PA in the Yorkshire community. We will welcome visitors starting at 3PM. Minion will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th and 6th at 7:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please make contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children or you can do a good deed in honor of Mark.

Written condolences may be sent to: Nancy Hite, 3 Hounds Run Lane, Blue Bell, PA 19422, Gary Hite (Stephanie), 741 Johns Lane, Ambler, PA 19002 and Debby Katz (Steven Harad), 406 Norwick Place, Blue Bell PA 19422.

Family Services entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

Biographical Information

Dr. Mark Hite, born February 7, 1935 in Cambridge, MA. He is survived by his wife Nancy (Gordon) Hite and two children, Gary Hite (Stephanie) and Debby Katz (Steven Harad). He is also survived by his grandchildren Jared and Noah Katz, and Cory Hite. Mark earned his engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He earned a PhD in Toxicology from the University of Cincinnati. Mark served in the United States Navy and achieved the rank of Commander. He had a long and lauded career as a toxicologist as a Director of Toxicology and Drug Safety at Merck and Wyeth Laboratories. He became known internationally as a leading authority in drug safety. Mark loved Boston and the Red Sox, sailing at Cape Cod. He spent many summers by the ocean in Margate, NJ. A tremendous scholar, Mark was a world traveler and widely read. Mark gave back to the community by reading for Recording for the Blind for over 25 years and served as President of TBI Synagogue.

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200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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