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Albert Wilson Bittner

BITTNER, Albert Wilson

MEYERSDALE, June 15 – Albert Wilson Bittner died at his home in Summit township Tuesday, following a long illness and for the past four weeks had been confined to his bed. He was a son of the late Jacob and Laura (Kreger) Bittner of Centerville, Pa., when he was born 79 years ago, but had lived the greater part of his life in the vicinity of Meyersdale where he was wellknown and highly respected.  He was retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad conductor.He survived by his wife, two sons, Lewis and William, one brother, Milton Bittner, and two sisters, Mrs. John Robertson of Meyersdale and Mrs. Sylvina Meyers of Dayton, Ohio.  Funeral services were held this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Robertson on Olinger street, with his pastor, Rev. H. K. Hilner of the Zion Lutheran Church, of which Mr. Bittner was a life-long member, officiating.  Interment was in Union Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, Thursday, June 15, 1939
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, February 27, 2011
Posted April 21, 2011





BITTNER, Mrs. Alice A. Folk

Mrs. Alice A. Bittner, 78, of 911 Sycamore St., died Saturday in her home. She was born April 2, 1887, in Somerset County, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Folk. She was a member of the First E. U. B. Church. Surviving are two sons, William A. Jr. of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and John R. of Ashtboro, N. C.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and a half-sister, Mrs. Mary Hollada of
Grantsville, Md. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Bittner in 1951, a son, Charles, in 1931, and a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Mary) Cox, in 1937(sic, 1947). The body is at the Mclntire funeral home, and will lie in state at the First E. U. B. Church from noon to 2 p. m. Tuesday, the hour of the funeral service. The Rev. Lester M. Crum will officiate. Interment will be in Hill Grove Cemetery.

The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 12, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011




BITTNER, Alvin E.
 
FINZEL ~ Alvin E. Bittner, 82, of Bittner Road, Frostburg (Finzel), died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at Memorial Hospital. Born June 13, 1918, in Finzel, he was the son of the late Emanuel G. and Ivy G. (Bucklew) Bittner. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Laetta Bittner. Mr. Bittner was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church. He was a bus contractor for 53 years with the Garrett County Board of Education and was a farmer. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Alice M. (Ravenscroft) Bittner; one son, D. Loye Bittner and wife Catherine of Cumberland; five grandchildren, Heidi Bittner Shadel and husband Dale of Finzel, Valerie Rae and husband Mike of Finzel, Shawn Bittner of Finzel, Eric Bittner and wife Lisa of Finzel, and Meggin Bittner of Cumberland; two step-granddaughters, Tina Slayden and husband Claude of Cumberland and Tonya Kesner and husband Butch of St. Petersburg, Fla.; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gerlie Lancaster of California and Lolita Llewellyn of Cresaptown; and two brothers, Kenneth Bittner of Eckhart and George Bittner of Frostburg. Friends will be received at the Hafer Frost Mansion Funeral Home, 58 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Emmanuel Methodist Church Johnson Cemetery.
October 17, 2000, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 9, 2013


BITTNER, Amos

Oakland; Amos Bittner, a farmer of Pleasant Valley, was stricken at the U B Church, while attending services Sun evening. He was removed to his home and died at 11 o'clock the same night. He is survived by his widow and seven children.
Keyser Tribune, February 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 24, 2010




BITTNER, Mrs. Anna Garlitz

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Anna Bittner, 91, ot 119 West Main Street, died this morning in Memorial hospital, Cumberland, where she had been a patient a week. She was the widow of Peter W. Bittner and a daughter of the late Noah and Martha (McKenzie) Garlitz. Surviving are two sons, Francis Bittner, Cleveland, and John Bittner, Sandusky, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Agnes Hoover, Confluence, Pa.; Mrs. Clara Ramus, Frostburg, and Mrs. Pearl Green, Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. Media Broadwater, Avilton, and Mrs. Delia Miller, Meyersdale, Pa.; 33 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home after 7 p. m. today.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 8, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

BITTNER, Mrs. Bertha Rebecca Lepley

Mrs. Bertha Rebecca Bittner, a lifelong resident of the Hyndman area, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 1950, at her home in Hyndman R.1. She was born June 20, 1893, the daughter of Samuel and Ida (Emerick) Lepley. She married Allen Bittner in 1915. She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Irvin Kennell, Hyndman; three sons, Merle, Harvey and Lester Bittner, Hyndman; four brothers, Earl Lepley, Potomac Park; James, Wellersburg; Harry, Sand Patch; Alonzo, Hyndman; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Korns, Hyndman, and Miss Mary Lepley, Cumberland. She was a member of the Gladdens Reformed church. Funeral services: Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Gladdens church, the Rev. Carl Clapp of Cumberland officiating. Interment in the Lapley Cemetery under the direction of the Zeigler funeral home in Hyndman.
The Bedford Gazette, December 26, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 21, 2010



BITTNER, Calvin Wesley

MEYERSDALE— Calvin Wesley Bittner, 84, died yesterday at his home near here. Born at Jones Mills he was a son of the late Joseph and Drucilla (Beal) Bittner. Surviving are his widow, Ada (Petenbrink) Bittner; three daughters, Mrs. Allen Korns, Hyndman; Mrs. Robert Hittie, New Freedom; and Mrs. John Sass Jr., Salix; two sons, Raymond C. Bittner, here; and Wilbert Bittner, at home; a sister, Miss Edna Bittner, RD 4; 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. A service will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. at Temple EUB Church. Rev. Earl Meyers will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where friends will be received until noon Sunday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 17, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




 

Carl Bittner

BITTNER, Carl

CARL BITTNER KILLED WHEN GUN GOES OFF
West Side Youth, Groundhog Hunting at Glencoe, Falls and Discharges Weapon. WILL BE BURIED THERE
Entire Family Had Been Spending Vacation With Relatives; Young Brother of Unfortunate Boy Is With His Brother When Accident Occurs
Carl Bittner 19 years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bittner of Ninth street West Side was instantly killed at 6 o clock last evening while hunting groundhogs near Glencoe, Somerset county when a gun he was carrying was accidentally discharged.  According to word received here today he fell down and the entire charge from the shotgun entered his abdomen causing instant death.  A small brother of the young man was with him at the time. The Bittner family with the exception of Carl went to Glencoe on Friday to pick cherries. They were guests at the home of Peter Petenbrink, father of Mrs. Bittner.  On Monday Carl, who was employed at the West Penn shops on the West Side joined the other members of the family there.  Last evening he went to hunt for groundhogs, accompanied by his younger brother.  The few details which have come here indicate that death was instantaneous.  The body has been prepared for burial and is now at the grandfather’s home.  No funeral arrangements have been announced.  The young man was well known in the city having lived on the West Side all his life.  He is also well known in West Penn circles.  His father C. C. Bittner is employed in the dispatcher’s office of the West Penn company in this city.  In addition to his parents, the young man is survived by three brothers, Vernon, Kenneth and Glenn and one sister Luella.
The Daily Courier – Connellsville, PA., Wednesday, July 1, 1920
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller
Posted April 21, 2011



BITTNER, Carl E.
 
LAVALE — Carl E. Bittner, 72, of LaVale, died at his home, Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, after a courageous battle with brain cancer with his family by his side. Born June 21, 1935 on Glencoe Road in Meyersdale, Pa., he was a son of the late Kenneth R. and Irene M. (Crossland) Bittner. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Bittner, and a brother-in-law, Ronald Lepley. Mr. Bittner was a 1953 graduate of Meyersdale High School. He worked for Mount Savage Brickyard, Kelly-Springfield Tire Company and he retired from Allegany County Nursing Home. After retirement he transported cars to auctions for Cash Valley Auto Sales and Dean O’Neil Ford. He was one of the founders of the Wellersburg Fire Company, a member of the Barrelville Outdoor Club and also coached little league. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed watching NASCAR and football, playing cards with friends and family and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by Barbara J. (Lepley) Bittner, his wife of 50 years, whom he married Oct. 25, 1957; sons, Wayne E. Bittner and girlfriend Amy Coble of Hyndman, Pa., and Kevin C. Bittner and wife LouAnn of Mount Savage; a daughter, Kathy M. Hogamier and husband Gary of Montville, Ohio; six grandchildren, Scott Hogamier and wife Suzanne, Bryan Hogamier, Brandon, Josh, and Sarah Bittner, Elizabeth Patterson and husband Troy; three great grandchildren, Leah Hogamier, Alyssa Patterson and Dezmond Cook; brothers, Jerry Bittner and wife Elaine of Bethlehem, Pa., Ronald Bittner and wife Sandy of Colonial Heights, Va., and Larry Bittner of Robesonia, Pa.; sisters, Janie Wilhelm and husband Ed, Esther Kennell and husband Ken all of Mount Savage; sister-in-laws, Shirley Bittner of LaVale, Janet Taccino of Frederick, Diana Lepley of Meyersdale; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will follow on Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rodney Castell officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens with Scott and Bryan Hogamier, Brandon and Josh Bittner, Rodney Taccino and Roger Kennell serving as pallbearers. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the WMHS Home Care and Hospice for all their help. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to WMHS Home Care or WMHS Hospice.
Cumberland Times-News obituary; Friday, Nov. 30, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 9, 2013


BITTNER, Carl W.
 
Hyndman, Pa.,   Carl W. Bittner, 74, of Hyndman, died Tuesday, April 23, 1991, at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born, July 6, 1916, at Glencoe, Pa., he was a son of the late Harvey M. Bittner.   He was preceded in death by a brother, Fay, a sister, Helen and a great granddaughter, Janel Gillingham. Mr. Bittner was retired after 38 years employment with the Potomac Edison company, in Cumberland, Md., where he had last worked in the Engineering Department.   Previously, he had been the branch manager of the Hyndman Division of Potomac Edison.  He was a member of the Old Glencoe Reformed Church.  He was also a member of the Hyndman Rod and Gun Club, the Kennells Mills Sportsmen's Club, the Hyndman Senior Citizens, and was a social member of the Hyndman Veterans of Foreign Wars Oscar Jordan Post 7375 . He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helen I. (Burkett) Bittner; two sons, Terrance W. Bittner, Glencoe, and Jay L. Bittner, LaVale; two daughters, Mrs. Cheryl S. Custer, York, Pa., and Mrs. Pamela K. Bittner, Hyndman; two brothers, Leroy Bittner, Meyersdale, Pa., and Robert Bittner, Berlin, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Henrietta Robinette, Corriganville, Md.;  nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, from 2 to4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2 p.m.  Friday by the Rev. Dennis A. Fetter.  Interment will follow in Hyndman Cemetery.
No publication noted; about 23 April 1991
(Courtesy of Polly Groves)
Posted April 14, 2012



BITTNER, Mrs. Carol Lois Hausrath
 
Carol Lois Bittner, 54, of LaVale, died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born December 26, 1947 in Frostburg, MD, she is the daughter of Helen Marie (Myers) Hausrath of Midland and the late Charles Leslie Hausrath. Mrs. Bittner was employed by the Mineral County Board of Education as the principal of the Wiley Ford Primary School. Mrs. Bittner received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Frostburg State University and her Masters of Education, Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology and in Business Administration. She was a member and past president of Phi Delta Kappa and a member of the Ridgeley Lions Club, the WAESPNP, the NAESP, the RESA State Organization, and the West Virginia Association for the Young Child. Mrs. Bittner was also a graduate of the W. VA. Principal’s Academy. She is survived by her husband Donald Melvin Bittner; one son, Jerry Michael Bittner of Waynesboro, Pa.; two daughters, Jeanna Lynn Flowers of Baltimore, and Jennifer Elaine Bittner of Frederick; one sister, Elizabeth Burke and her husband Albert of Midland; and a brother, Charles Hausrath and his wife Juanita of Fort Ashby, W. VA. Her mother-in-law, Madlyn C. Bittner of Corriganville, a brother-in-law, Kenneth R. and wife Patricia of Centerville, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews, also survive. The family will receive friends at the Hafer Funeral Service Chapel of the Hills, 1302 National Hwy, LaVale, on Thursday from 1-3 and 7-9 PM., and on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the 1st Assembly of God Church in Lonaconing with services to follow at 11:00 AM with the Pastor Gregory Georg officiating. Following the services the family invites friends to join them for a luncheon and time of fellowship. Per Mrs. Bittner's wishes, her body will be cremated and private inurnment services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in her name to the 1st Assembly of God Church, 17222 Assembly Lane SW, Lonaconing, MD 21539. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2002; Hafer Funeral Services, LaVale, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted February 13, 2014 

BITTNER, Charles A.
 
Meyersdale - Charles A. Bittner, 68, died Friday at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Thomas in Elk Lick township near here. Born May 6, 1870, Mr. Bittner was a son of the late Peter and Elizabeth Beal Bittner. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Bittner; two daughters, Mrs. Jacob Diehl of Elk Lick township and Mrs. Thomas; six grandchildren, a brother, Joseph Bittner, and a sister, Mrs. Caroline Leazier, both of Meyersdale, R. D. The funeral service was held Monday afternoon in the Salisbury Lutheran Church with Rev. S. D. Sigler, pastor, officiating. Interment was made in St. Paul's Cemetery nearby.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA, June 29, 1938
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 7, 2013



 

Charles C. Bittner

BITTNER, Charles C.

FROSTBURG --- Charles C. Bittner, 73, of 1181 Martin Avenue, San Jose, Calif., former resident, died there yesterday.
Born in Somerset County, Pa., he was a son of the late David and Sarah (Shaffer) Bittner.  He is survived by his widow, Irene (Streets) Bittner; three children, Mrs. Carl Kennel and Vernon Bittner, both of San Jose, and Charles Bittner, San Francisco; two brothers, Edward and Gilbert Bittner, both of here, and two sisters, Mrs. William Capel and Mrs. Iva McKenzie, both of here.
Services and interment will take place in San Jose.
Evening Times, Cumberland, Md.; March 17, 1961 
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, October 22, 2010
Posted April 21, 2011


BITTNER, Charles M.

Charles M. Bittner, a native of Meyersdale, died at the home of a brother, Edward L. Bittner, of Meyersdale, R. D. 4. He was a son of the late Edward and Matilda Domer Bittner and was a World War One veteran.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, November 28, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Mrs. Clara B. Wright

MEYERSDALE - Mrs.Clara B. Bittner, 86, died Saturday at the Goodwill Mennonite Nursing Home in Grantsville. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Germanus and Mary (Brode) Wright and was the widow of Edgar A. Bittner. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Beulah Conlon, Corriganville; Mrs. Kathryn Rembold, RD 4, and Mrs. Fern Rank, Frostburg; two sons, Glenn Bittner, Valley Stream, N.Y., and Ross Bittner, Corriganville; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Ross V. Metzler will officiate and burial will follow in White Oaks Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 15, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 21, 2011




 

BITTNER, Mrs. Clara Jane Leydig

Mrs.Clara Jane Bittner, 77, LaVale, Md., died Aug. 1, 1972. A native of Glencoe, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Sumpstein) Leydig. She was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ, Cumberland, and of McKinley Chapter 12, OES. Surviving are her husband, Arthur M. Bittner; a son, Dale Bittner, Oxon Hill; two grandchildren anda brother, Benjamin J. Leydig, Hyndman. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary in Cumberland.
Meyersdale Republican, August 7, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 24, 2009



BITTNER, Mrs. Clara L. Hosselrode

ELLERSLIE - Mrs. Clara L. Bittner, 70, died yesterday at her home. Born January 10, 1902 in Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late Harmon and Jennie Catherine (Fichtner) Hosselrode. A member of Palo Alto United Methodist Church, she was preceded in death by her husband, Foster Bittner. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Anna Marie Emerick, Mrs. Jennie C. Shaffer and Mrs. Shirley Lee Thompson, RD 1, Hyndman; Mrs. Wilma Jane Shaffer, Hyndman; Pauline H. Bittner, Ellerslie; one sister, Mrs. Perry Clark, RD 1, Hyndman; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Services will be conducted there at 2 p.m. Tuesday by Rev. J. Howard Smith. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. OES Chapter 12 will conduct a memorial
service in the funeral home today at 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, February 13, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Clifford C.


Clifford C. Bittner, 66 years old, a former resident of Connellsville, died Tuesday afternoon at Deal, near Meyersdale, the old home place. He had been ill throughout the past winter. Mr. Bittner was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathanial Bittner and was a former West Penn motorman, running chiefly on the main line for a number of years and later was employed in the lighting office of the West Penn Power company. He sold his property on South Ninth street, West Side, and built and operated a garage at Pennsville. The family continued to reside there until after the death of Mr. Bittner's father when it moved to the home place.There, Mr. Bittner had a small farm and a gasoline station. Besides his widow,Mrs. Laura Bittner, he is survived by three sons, Kenneth, Vernon and Glenn of near Deal; a daughter, Luella, married and residing at Pocahontas, and a sister, Miss Susan Bittner of near the old home place. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, at the White Oak Reformed Church of which Mr. Bittner was a member. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
April 2, 1947, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Cyrus M.


Meyersdale,March 22 — Cyrus M. Bittner, aged 83 years, a Civil War veteran, died Tuesday night at his home at Keystone Mines. Mr. Bittner was one of the best known residents of Somerset county and was active for many years in the affairs of the local G. A. R. post. Mr. Bittner is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hannah Bowman Bittner, daughter of the late Peter Bowman, and the following children: Mrs. William West and Mrs. Joseph Fike, Summit township; James A. Bittner, Northhampton township. He was a brother of Henry Bittner, Stoyestown; Charles Bittner, Zimmerman; JosephBittner and Mrs. Charles Laier, Summit township, and Mrs. George Beal, St. Paul. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive. Funeral services were conducted this Friday morning, in charge of the
Rev. Willis Ronk. Interment was in the Union cemetery, this place.

The Cumberland Evening Times, March 22, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2009




BITTNER, Edgar A


MEYERSDALE— A service for Edgar A. Bittner, 76, who died Friday at his home, was conducted today at the Konhaus Funeral Home. Rev. Earl Myers officiated and interment was in White Oaks Cemetery. Mr. Bittner is survived by his wife, Clara (Wright) Bittner; three daughters, Mrs. Henry Rank, Frostburg, Md.; Mrs. W. T. Rembold, RD 4, Meyersdale. and Mrs. Beulah Conlon, Washington; two sons, Glenn Bittner, New York, N. Y., and Ross Bittner, Corriganville: a brother, Calvin Bittner, and a sister, Miss Edna Bittner, RD 4; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 25, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)







Miss Edna Bittner

BITTNER, Miss Edna

MEYERSDALE---Miss Edna Bittner, 85, died Tuesday at her residence at Deal, RD 3, Meyersdale. Born at Deal, Miss Bittner was a daughter of the late Joseph and Drucilla (Beal) Bittner.  She is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ada Bittner, RD 3, Meyersdale, and several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home where services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Paul Snyder.  Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, Thursday, October 5, 1972
Transcribed by Vernon A. Miller, May 13, 2010
Posted April 21, 2011




BITTNER, Edward L.

MEYERSDALE— Edward L. Bittner, 77, of RD 4, Meyersdale, died yesterday at his home. Born at Meyersdale, he was a son of the late Edward and Matilda (Domer) Bittner. His wife, Nellie (Emeigh) Bittner, preceded him in death. Surviving are five sons, Edward, of here; Clarence and Vernon, both of RD 4, Meyersdale; Donald, LaVale; and Duane Bittner, RD 2, Meyersdale; four daughters, Miss Vivian Bittner and Mrs. Lois Werner, both of RD 4, Meyersdale; Mrs. Shirley Ewen, Carmichael, Calif., and Mrs. Delores Laderer, West Alexander; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body will be at the Price Funeral Home. Services Saturday; burial in Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, December 10, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Mrs. Effie Petenbrink

Mrs.Effie Bittner of Pennsville, wife of George H. Bittner, died this morning at her home. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Petenbrink of White Oak. Surviving are three sons: Doyle of White Oak, and Ray and Robert Bittner at home; and two daughters, Beulah of Dawson and Evelyn of Hazelwood; six sisters: Mrs. Laura Bittner, Ada Bittner, Mrs. Alice Bittner, Mrs. Gertrude Geiger and Mrs.Vera Murray of White Oak and Mrs. E. I. Mankamyer ot Pittsburgh, formerly of South Connellsville, and three brothers, Harvey Petenbrink, Norman Petenbrink and Elmer Petenbrink of White Oak.
November 25, 1947, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010




BITTNER, Mrs. Ellen McKenzie, nee Lowery

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Mrs.Ellen (Lowery) McKenzie Bittner, 77, died at her home here Saturday. She was born March 11, 1874, a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Glotfelty) Lowery. Survivors Include two daughters, Mrs. Harry Keim, Salisbury, and Mrs. Leora Butler. Pittsburgh; two sons, DeSales McKenzie, of here, and Dallas McKenzie, Shanksville, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home. Rites will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p. m. in White Oak Lutheran Church with Rev. George Bowersox officiating. Interment will be in Greenville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 3, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 3, 2011



BITTNER, Miss Emma

Miss Emma Bittner, about 58 (or 68) years old, died at 8:30 o'clock Tuesday evening at her home at Pleasant Union about seven miles beyond Meyersdale, after a few days illness of pneumonia. She is survived by a sister, Miss Susan Bittner, at home, and two brothers, C. C. Bittner, formerly of Connellsville and Pennsville, and Grant Bittner, both of Pleasant Union. The funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at the home. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 4, 1939
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Emma Mary Fidler

SOMERSET,Nov. 12 - Mrs. Emma Mary Bittner, 55, died Tuesday morning at her home in Garret after a brief illness. Her husband, William Bittner, preceded her in death in 1922. Mrs. Bittner was the daughter of the late John and Abby (Schrock) Fidler. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Lee Saylor, Meyersdale; Mrs. Grace Whipple, Connellsville; Mrs. Jessie Walters, Garrett; Sherman and Ruth at home. John Fidler of Hooversville,Carl Fidler of Garrett, Herbert Fidler of Meyersdale, Mrs. Harry Bittner of Acostia, Mrs. John Yeager of Johnstown and Mrs. Leila Bowman of Meyersdale are brothers and sisters. The funeral was held Thursday.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, November 12, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Emma Ronelda Kennell

HYNDMAN, Pa. - EmmaRonelda Bittner, 75, of Kennells Mills Road, RD 1, Hyndman, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 1997, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born March 16, 1921, in Southampton Township, Somerset County, she was a daughter of the late Roy E. and Naomi B. (Emerick) Kennell. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Idella Lucero and Madeline Dom. Mrs. Bittner was a member of the Central Christian Church, Hyndman. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Merle T. Bittner; three brothers, Stanley W. Kennell, Glen Burnie, Md., John W. Kennell and Gerald M. Kennell, both of RD 1, Hyndman; and five sisters, Marybelle E. White, A. Ruth
Imler, Alzene L. Sweitzer, Marion E. Romesburg, and Frances F. Troutman, all of RD 1, Hyndman. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. ZeiglerFuneral Home, Hyndman, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with Galen Beitzel, evangelist, officiating. Interment will be in Comps Cemetery.
Cumberland Times-News, Wednesday, March 31, 2004
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 26, 2010




BITTNER, Frank L.


MEYERSDALE—Frank L. Bittner, 79, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. He was a resident of Sand Patch, Pa. Survivors are a son, Robert F. Bittner, Sand Patch; a sister, Mrs. Simon Brown, also of Sand Patch, and two grandchildren. The body is at the home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. Another service will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. at the White Oak United Brethren Church in Sand Patch by Rev. W. C. Sell and Rev. C. W. Raley. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 16, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Garfield William

HYNDMAN,Pa. — Garfield William Bittner, 82, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph Popolo, Wellersburg. A lifelong resident of Wellersburg he was a son of the late Charles and Lucy (Mankamyer) Bittner. His wife, the former Miss Lucy Blank, died two years ago. He held membership in Temple Evangelical Church at White Oaks. Besides his daughter, he leaves three other children, Wilbur Bittner, Corriganville; Mrs. Melvin Uhl, Cumberland; and Miss Cleta Bittner, Wellersburg, and a sister, Mrs. William Housel, Meyersdale. The body is at the Popolo residence. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:30 p. m. in White Oaks Temple Evangelical Church, by Rev. Mr. Richards, Meyersdale. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 24, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, George H.

The funeral for George H. Bittner of Pennsville, who died early Tuesday morning at Oakland Veterans Hospital in Pittsburgh, will be held Friday. There will be a prayer at the Brooks funeral home at 111 East Green Street at 1:00, and additional rites at 2:30 o'clock at the White Oak Reformed church near Meyersdale. The Rev. R. A. Nelson will officiate. Interment will be made at the church cemetery, and military rites will be conducted at the grave. Bittner was born at Glencoe on Feb. 12, 1896, a son of the late Benjamin and Emma Purbaugh Bittner, and had lived at his present address for the past 15 years. A veteran of the First World War, he took part in the Meuse-Argonne fighting and was a member of the Walter E. Brown Post No. 21 V.F.W. and the Pennsville EUB church. Surviving are three sons, Doyle of Sand Patch, Ray of Huntington, Ind., and Robert of Pennsville; two daughters, Mrs. Beulah Herbert of Barberton, Ohio, and Mrs. Evelyn Lohr of McKeesport; 11 grandchildren; four brothers, Foster Bittner of Hyndman, Nelson of Akron, Ohio, Howard of Greensburg, Ohio, and Eugene of Glencoe, and three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Bittner of Glencoe, Mrs. Mabel Bittner of Schellsburg, and Mrs. Hilda Gulliano of Perth-Amboy, N.Jersey. His wife, Effie Bittner, died Nov. 26, 1946(sic).
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, November 28, 1956
[(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)      
Effie died in 1947.]



BITTNER, George S.

Finzel,April 23 — George S. Bittner, 83, died at the home of a son, Emanuel G.Bittner, early Monday morning. He is survived by another son, Robert Bittner, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. His wife, Mrs. Anna Bittner, died a number of years ago. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 p. m. at the home. Interment will be in the Greenville, Pa., cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 23, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Grace M. Beal

MEYERSDALE—Mrs.Grace M. Bittner, 72, of here, died Sunday at Somerset Community Hospital. Mrs. Bittner was a native of Meyersdale, and was a daughter of the late Jacob and Delilah (Boyer) Beal. Her husband, Alva Bittner, preceded her in death. She is survived by a brother, Charles Beal, of here. The body will be at the Price Funeral Home after 7 p.m. today. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. by Rev. Lloyd Sechriest. Burial will be in Reformed Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, December 18, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso
)




 BITTNER, Grant

Meyersdale,Pa., April 14 — Services for Grant Bittner, 74, who died at the home of his brother, C. C. Bittner in Sand Patch, R. D., Thursday, were conducted this afternoon by Rev. J. C. Gindlesperger. Interment was in White Oak Cemetery. Mr. Bittner, a son of the late Nathan and Lydia Bittner, never married. Besides his brother, a sister, Miss Susan Bittner, Sand Patch, R. D., also survives.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 14, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Harvey M.

Harvey M. Bittner, 69, died at his home at Glencoe. He was a native of that community. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Kroushour Bittner, and five children, including Leroy Bittner of Meyersdale.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Wednesday, April 22, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Mrs. Hazel Cora Lancaster

Mrs. Hazel Cora Bittner, 55, wife of Robert G. Bittner, Route 1, Crystal Park, died yesterday afternoon in Allegany Hospital where she had been a patient two weeks. A native of Garrett county, Mrs. Bittner was a daughter of Berman and Carrie (Robison) Lancaster, Frostburg. She had lived at Crystal Park for nine years. Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Bittner is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Edna Crowe, Finzel; Mrs. Anna Belle Nazelrod, Narrows Park; Mrs. Beulah Makerides, St. Louis, Mo., and Miss Lois Bittner, at home; five sons, Lester R. and Dale G. Bittner, at home; Delbert H. and Robert E. Bittner, Baltimore, and Russell V. Bittner, U. S. Marine Corps, Genoa, Italy, and six grandchildren. Also surviving are four brothers, Russell Lancaster, Frostburg; Vernon Lancaster, Finzel; Robert and Virgil Lancaster, Baltimore; and seven sisters, Mrs. Lula Mulligan, Westerpnort; Mrs. Edna Clise, Narrows Park; Mrs. Pearl Mulligan, Cumberland; Mrs. Eva Fisher, Frostburg; Miss Ivadel Lancaster, Mt. Savage; Miss Lillian Lancaster, Toledo, Ohio; and Mrs. Helen McAteer, Frostburg. Rites will be held Sunday at 1:30 p. m. at the Hafer Funeral Home here. Rev. G. A. Wagner, pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, will officiate and burial will be in Greenville Cemetery, near Pocahontas, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009




BITTNER, Mrs. Helen Davis

Helen Bittner, 79, of Glassport, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in UPMC McKeesport. A former clerk for Orlando's Fruit Market in Glassport, she was a former employee of the Glassport Glass House. Born in Rawlings, Md., July 16, 1925, she was a daughter of the late William and Lelah Ketterman Davis. She is survived by daughters, Shirley Barbor of Lakestation, Ind., and Debbie Krieger of Greenock; son, James M. Bittner of Glassport; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sister, Mildred Phillips of Glassport; brother, Stanley Davis of Rawlings, Md.; nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Edmund E. Wojeiechowski Jr. Funeral Home, 614 Vermont Ave., Glassport. A blessing will be offered there Monday at 10 a.m. by the Rev. Walter Patton. Interment will be in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp.
Source: McKeesport Daily News December 31, 2004; McKeesport, PA.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted September 23, 2012

BITTNER, Howard Andrew

SOMERSET,Dec. 27. — Howard Andrew Bittner, 61, died Sunday at his home at 213 North Pleasant street, of a heart ailment. An employee of the State Highway Department for the past 15 years, he was a native of Greenville township, a son of Joseph and Drucilla Beal Bittner. He leaves his wife, three children, four brothers and one sister.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, December 27, 1938
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Ida Ada Petenbrink

MEYERSDALE— Mrs. Ida Ada Bittner, 92, of R.D. 3, here died yesterday at her home.Born in Southhampton Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Peter and Flora (Kennell) Petenbrink. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin W. Bittner, and a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Korns of the Hyndman area. She is survived by two sons, S. Wilbert Bittner, and R. Clinton Bittner, both of here; two daughters, Mrs. Ina Hittie, New Freedom, Pa.; Mrs. Mildred Sass, Franklin, Pa.; a sister, Vera Murray, here; 22 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Leckemby-Price Funeral Home where friends will be received after 7 p.m. today. Services will be held at the funeral home tomorrow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Lloyd Trout officiating. Interment will be in Temple Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, January 14, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010





BITTNER, Mrs. Iola V. Johnson
 
FROSTBURG - Mrs. lola V. Bittner, 57, of 37 Mill Street, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where she was admitted December 24. Born in Bloomington, she was a daughter of Dale S. Johnson, Baltimore, and the late Agnes (Rae) Johnson. Mrs. Bittner was a former employe of the twisting department at the Celanese Fibers Company, Amcelle Plant. She was a member of First English Baptist Church. Surviving, besides her father, are her husband, Elmer O. Bittner; three daughters, Mrs. Mary A. Stott, Oldtown; Mrs. Darlene V. Lavin, Eckhart; Mrs. Carol Ann Klink, Red Hill; two sons, Harold M. Bittner and Jarold H. Bittner, both of Frostburg; six brothers, Howard Johnson, Warren, Mich.; Samuel Johnson, Johnstown, Pa.; Charles Johnson, Star Route Frostburg; Melvin Johnson and Richard Johnson, both of Piedmont, W.Va.; David Johnson, Westernport, and 12 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times, December 30, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 30, 2013




BITTNER, Irvin W.

A 69-year old Akron, Ohio, man died Saturday night in Miners Hospital, Frostburg, from injuries received when his car crashed on Route 40 at Keysers Ridge. The victim was Irvin W. Bittner, 10156 Main Street, Akron, who died at 10:44 p. m. Saturday as a result of a pulmonary hemorrhage, according to Dr. E. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner. Maryland State Police said the accident occurred at 11:50 p.m. as the car Bittner was driving east on Route 40, apparently at an excessive rate of speed, ran off the right side of the highway. Then the driver lost control and the car careened across the highway and crashed against the guard rails on the left side of the road. Mr. Bittner was driving toward Frostburg to visit relatives when he was fatally injured. A boilermaker for the McNeill Machine and Engineering Company in Akron, he was born in Jackson County, Kansas, October 15, 1885, a son of the late David and Sarah Shaffer Bittner. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mae Bauer, and a grandson, both of Akron; two sisters, Mrs. Ivy McKenzie and Mrs. William Capel, both of Frostburg, and four brothers, Gilbert, Edward, and Louis, all of Frostburg, and Charles, California. Services were held at the Hafer Funeral Home, Frostburg, by Rev. William J. Yingling. Following the service, the body was taken to the Prentice Funeral Home in Akron for another service and burial tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 5, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 16, 2012



BITTNER, Mrs. Ivy Goldie Buckalew

GRANTSVILLE- Mrs. Ivy Goldie (Buckalew) Bittner, 61, wife of Emmanuel G. Bittner, Finzel, died yesterday at her home. She had been in ill health since last April. She was a daughter of the late John Irvin and Martha (Shaffer) Buckalew. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Frostburg. Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Vernon Lancaster, Finzel, and Mrs. Howard Llewellyn, Midland; three  sons, Alvin Bittner, Finzel; George and Kenneth Bittner, both of Frostburg; a brother, Calvin S. Buckalew, Gilmore; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The body is at the residence where a service will be conducted Thursday at 12:30 p.m. by Elder A. D. Wetmore, in charge. Interment will be in Greenville Cemetery, near Pocahontas, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 10, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 15 , 2010



BITTNER, Jarold H.
 
FROSTBURG — Jarold H. Bittner, 67, of Frostburg, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, W.Va. Born Nov. 6, 1944, in Frostburg, to parents Elmer and Iola Bittner; he is preceded in death by his parents and wife Jane E. (Kidwell) Bittner. Jarold was retired from City of Frostburg, Street Department. He was a member of Moose Lodge 348, F.O.E. 1273, Farrady Post 24 S.A.L. and a lifetime member of Frostburg Elks 470 and Midland Sportmans Club. Surviving are three children, daughter Julie Bittner, of Frostburg and sons, Jeffrey Bittner, of Frostburg and Jarold Lee Bittner, of Front Royal, Va.; five grandchildren, Jennie Myers, Jamie Myers, Ashley Schneph, Christopher and Kayla Bittner; companion, Linda Myers; triplet brother, Harold Bittner, of Frostburg; triplet sister, Carol Ann Klink, of LaVale and sisters, Mary Stott, of Oldtown and Darlene Lavin, of Frostburg and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Oct. 14, 2012, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Jennifer Webber officiating. Following the service, Jarold will be cremated in accordance with his wishes.
Cumberland Times-News, October 13, 2012
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 9, 2013


BITTNER, Mrs. Jeannette Trimble

Services will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the home, 222 Charles street, for Mrs. Jeannette (Trimble) Bittner, 83, who died yesterday afternoon at her residence following an illness of eight months. The Rev. David C. Watson, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, of which Mrs. Bittner was a member, will officiate, and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Mrs. Bittner, widow of Thomas Bittner, who died six years ago, is survived by a daughter, Miss Mararet Bittner, at home; two sons, Nevin, at home, and John Bittner, with the Army in New Guinea; five sisters, Mrs. Henry Kuhn, this city; Mrs. Anna Sanson (sic), Mt. Savage; Mrs. George Paul, Mrs. Lily Rizer and Mrs. Edith Miller, all of Wellersburg, Pa., and three grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 14, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 8, 2012
 



BITTNER, Joseph L.

Meyersdale,Feb. 8 - Joseph L. Bittner, 77, a coal operator of this section for a number of years, died Thursday night at his home near Meyersdale. A son of Peter J. and Mary (Keefer) Bittner, he was bom on September 16, 1865. His wife, Mrs. Mary Belle (Braucher) Bittner died 11 years ago. Surviving are nine children, Harvey J., John R., and Alva D. Bittner, all of Meyersdale RD; Joseph L. Bittner, Meyersdale; Mrs. Alverda Pugh, Meyersdale RD; Mrs. Luther Wedge, Masontown; Mrs. Charles Real, Meyersdale; Mrs. Milton Johnson, Summit Mills; and Mrs. Ida Arnold, Meyersdale. Also surviving are a sister Mrs. Caroline Leasure, Meyersdale R. D.; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon by Rev. DeWitt L. Miller, pastor of the Church of the Brethren, of which Mr. Bittner was a member. Interment was in Union cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 8, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BITTNER, Mrs. Laura Mankameyer

MEYERSDALE,May 25 — Mrs. Laura Mankameyer Bittner, 82, died Wednesday at her home in Summit township, near here. She was born in Summit township January 1, 1858, a daughter of the late Rev. Christian and Mary Swearman Mankameyer. Her husband, Albert W., died a year ago. Surviving are two sons, Louis and William, of Summit township, and four brothers, Richard, John and Christian Mankameyer of Larimer township and Joseph Mankameyer of Meyersdale. The funeral service was held Friday afternoon at the
home of a son, Joseph, in charge of Rev. W. L. West of the Evangelical Church. Interment was made in Union Cemetery.

May 25, 1940, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Laura Petenbrink

Meyersdale- Mrs. Laura Bittner, 84, died Tuesday at her home on RD 4. Born at Pleasant Union, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Flora (Kennell) Petenbrink. Her husband, Clifford C. Bittner, preceded her in death. Surviving are three sons, Vernon Bittner, at home; Kenneth Bittner, Wernersville, and Glen Bittner, Geneva, Ohio; a brother, Norman Petenbrink, RD 4, Meyersdale; four sisters, Mrs. Calvin Bittner and Mrs.John Geiger; both of RD 4, Meyersdale; Mrs. Emery Mankameyer, Portage, and Mrs. Vera Murray, Meyersdale; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Konhaus Funeral Home, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Charles E. Staub. Burial will be in White Oaks Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 17, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010




BITTNER, Lewis C.

Berlin,Pa. - Lewis C. Bittner, 67, of Garrett, died Saturday at his home. Born in Meyersdale, he was a son of the late Howard and Margaret (Burkett) Bittner. He was a member of Garrett United Methodist Church and Meyersdale LOOM Lodge. Surviving are his widow, Myrtle S. (Shroyer) Bittner; a daughter, Mrs. Louise Countryman, Garrett; two sons, Lloyd Bittner, Garrett, and Lester Bittner, Cleveland, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs.Edith Bender, here, and Mrs. Sadie Bailey, Pittsburgh; three brothers, Francis Bittner, RD 3, Berlin; Edward Bittner, Corriganville; James Bittner, Arizona; and four grandchildren. The body is at the Johnson and Son Funeral Home where a service will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a.m. Rev. Paul E. Snyder will officiate and burial will be in Highland Cemetery at Garrett.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 10, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 20, 2010


BITTNER, Lewis M.

MEYERSDALE— Lewis M. Bittner, 85, died yesterday at Somerset County Home for the Aged, Berlin. A native of here, he was a son of the late Albert and Laura (Mankamyer) Bittner. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where a private service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 8, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Margaret Moore

Mrs.Margaret Bittner, 27, a native of Cumberland and wife of John A. Bittner, RD 1, Berlin, Pa., died this morning shortly after being
admitted to Meyersdale Community Hospital. She was a daughter of Edwin and Edna (Brant) Moore, this city, and was twice married. Surviving, besides her husband and parents, are three children, John Ray Sowers, Sharon Ann Sowers, and Donna Rae Bittner, all at home; a brother, William G. Moore, LasVegas, Nev.; and three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Emerick, and Mrs. Lenora Davis, both of this city, and Mrs. Lila Young, of Kimberly, W. Va. The body will be brought to the George Funeral Home.

The Cumberland Evening Times, February 17, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 22, 2009



BITTNER, Mrs. Mary Hersh

SALISBURY— Mrs. Mary Bittner, 80, Boynton, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Elk Lick Township November 7, 1891, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Julia (Mervine) Hersh. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Bittner. She was a member of the Salisbury Methodist Church. Mrs. Bittner is survived by two sons, John Bittner, Meyersdale, and Howard Bittner Jr., Pittsburgh; four daughters, Mrs. Irene Hook, Hanford, Cal.; Mrs. Dorothy Smith, Cascade, Md.; Mrs. Pauline LeRoy, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Rita Jean Wilt, Grantsville: 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home here where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. William K. Ferguson will officiate and interment will be in Salisbury Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 16, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Matilda Domer

MEYERSDALE,Oct. 8. — Mrs. Matilda Domer Bittner, 89, died Friday at her home at Meyersdale, R. D. 3. Born in Larimer township, she was the daughter of the late William and Caroline Hutzell Domer. Her husband, Edward Bittner, died 30 years ago. Surviving children are Mrs. Anna Stanton, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Eleanor Swearman, Meyersdale, R. D. 3, and Mrs. Clarence Grahame, William, Henry, Edward and Charles Bittner, Meyersdale. There are 22 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Wilderman, of Friedens. 
October 10, 1946, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Millard L.

HYNDMAN- Millard L. Bittner, 73, of Fairhope, died yesterday. Born in Fairhope, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Sarah E. (Troutman) Bittner. He was a retired maintenance employe of Ihe Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance and Way Employes, Pittsburgh Division, and of Fairhope Community Church. Surviving are his widow, Clara (Carter) Bittner; a son, Cloyd Bittner, Wheaton, Md.; a sister, Mrs. Jennie Custer, Fairhope, and a grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. tomorrow and Thursday. A
service will he conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Fairhope Community Church. Rev. Leroy Logsdon will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service.

The Cumberland Evening Times, May 23, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

BITTNER, Millard L.

Millard L. Bittner, 73, of Fairhope, died May 22, 1972. Born in Fairhope, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Sarah E. (Troutman) Bittner. He was a retired maintenance employee of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Pittsburgh Division, and of Fairhope Community Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Clara Carter; a son, Cloyd Bittner, Wheaton, Md.; one grandchild and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Custer, Fairhope. Funeral service will be held at two o'clock Friday afternoon in Fairhope Community Church with Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. The body will be taken to the church one hour
prior to the service. Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery under the direction of Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman.

Meyersdale Republican, May 25, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Mrs. Nancy J. Early

Pennsylvania State Police at Somerset said that no new information was available yesterday in the death of a Frostburg woman whose body was found in Greenville Township near the Mason - Dixon Campgrounds, Sunday morning. The body of Mrs. Nancy J. Bittner, 33, of RD 2, Star Route, Frostburg, was found by her mother Mary Michael, and her stepfather, Julius Michael, of Meyersdale, Pa. They had been searching for her since she disappeared last week. Pennsylvania and Maryland State Police and the Somerset County Coroner Wilbur Miller labeled the death as suspicious. Born in Greenville Township October 30, 1943, Mrs. Bittner was the daughter of the Mrs. Mary Michael, Meyersdale, and the late Harry Early. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Frostburg. Surviving, besides her mother and her stepfather are her husband, D. Loye Bittner; four children, Heidi Ann, Valerie Lynn, Shawn Lee and Eric
Loye Bittner, all at home; a brother, Larry Early, Upper Marlboro; twin sister, Mrs. Arlene Deist and Mrs. llene Yoder, Meyersdale; a
stepsister, Mrs Margaret Harless, West Friendship, Md.; two stepbrothers, Bertrand Michael, Frostburg, and Joseph Michael of California. The body is at the Thomas Funeral Home in Salisbury, where friends will be received after 2 p.m. today. A service will be conducted
there tomorrow at ll a.m., with Rev. Robert Forss officiating. Interment will be in Hostetler Cemetery, Salisbury.
The Cumberland News, April 5, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Nathaniel

Nathaniel Bittner, 85 years old, of Meyersdale, father of C. C. Bittner of Pennsville, died Monday afternoon about 3 o'clock at the home of his son, where he had been a guest since July Fourth. He became ill while here and grew steadily weaker. He had always enjoyed good health, and the last illness was only the second time a doctor had attended him. In addition to C. C. Bittner, he is survived by another son, Grant, at home at Meyersdale, and three daughters, Susan and Emma, also at home, and Mrs. Nora Mankameyer of near Sand Patch. The funeral service will be at 10 o'clock Thursday morning at White Oak Church at Sand Patch.
The Daily Courier, Meyersdale, July 19, 1927
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BITTNER, Oakland Amos

Oakland Amos Bittiner, a farmer of Pleasant Valley, was stricken at the U B Church, while attending services Sun evening. He was removed to his home and died at 11 o'clock the same night. He is survived by his widow and seven children.
Keyser Tribune, February 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010



BITTNER, Robert

Robert Bittner, 77, of 1227 National.Highway, died suddenly yesterday at his residence. Born in Finzel, he was a son of the late George S. and Annie (Paul) Bittner. His wife, Hazel Cora Bittner, preceded him in death. He was o a retired B&O Railroad trucker. Surviving are five sons, Leslie and Russel B. Bittner, LaVale; Delbert H. Bittner, Joppatown; Robert E. Bittner, Baltimore; Dallas G. Bittner, Janesville, Wisc.; four daughters, Mrs. Anna B. Nazelrod, LaVale; Mrs. Marlene Cross, Clinton; Mrs. Lois Stride, city, and Mrs. Edna Fahrney, Waynesboro, Pa.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow.
The Cumberland News, August 28, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


BITTNER, Ross Elwood
 
CORRIGANVILLE - Ross Elwood Bittner, 88, of Corriganville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2007, at his residence. Born Nov. 14, 1918, in Meyersdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Edgar Bittner and Clarabelle (Wright) Bittner. He was predeceased by his wife, Sarah Lorene Bittner; and two brothers, Glen A. Bittner and Fritz Bittner; three sisters, Oda Bittner, Beulah Conlon and Kathryn Rembold. Ross attended St. Mark's United Church of Christ, Cumberland. He retired from the Western Maryland Railroad as a chief train dispatcher. Surviving are a son, Gerald Neal Bittner and wife Peggy of Williamsport; a sister, Fern Rank and husband Henry of Huntington, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Shawn Renae Alton and husband Robert of Hagerstown, and Shannon Neal Bittner and wife Elizabeth of Williamsport; and four great-grandchildren, Brooke Alton, Clay Bittner, Connor Bittner and Chloe Bittner. Friends will be received at the Hafer Funeral Service, P.A., Chapel of the Hills, 1302 National Highway, LaVale, on Tuesday, April 24 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Harold Shaffer will officiate. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery of Meyersdale.
Cumberland Times obituary; about Sunday, April 22, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 9, 2013


BITTNER, Samuel

Samuel Bitner, 82, of Rockwood R. D., died Wednesday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl Spangler, in Shanksville, Somerset county. He is survived by two children, Mrs. Spangler and Lester Bitner of Loraine, Ohio, and one grandchild. Mrs. Minerva Johnston of 901 Franklin avenue is a cousin. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Mills and Mickey funeral home in Rockwood. Burial will be made in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockwood.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, December 15, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, Mrs. Sarah Caton, nee Brown

Mrs. Sarah Caton Bittner, 75, of 1227 National Highway, LaVale, died yesterday at Western Maryland Hospital, Hagerstown, where she was admitted August 2. She had been in failing health the past year. Born in Finzel, she was a daughter of the late William and Lucinda (McKenzie) Brown. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Surviving are her husband, Robert Bittner; four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Fadeley, RD 2, Frostburg; Mrs. Irene McKenzie, Frostburg; Mrs. Mary Romesburg, Meyersdale; three sisters,
Mrs. Emma Haas, Mrs. Anna Conway, Philadelphia; Mrs. Edna Clark, Prince Frederick; a brother, Albert Brown, Somerset, Pa.; 25 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg. The rosary will be recited there tomorrow at 2 p.m. 

August 28, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 22, 2011




BITTNER, Mrs. Sarah Troutman

SOMERSET, Oct 30 — Mrs. Sarah Troutman Bittner, 62, widow of Joseph Bittner, died Wednesday at her home in Fairhope township. She leaves six children, four grandchildren and a sister.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, October 30, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011
 


BITTNER, Miss Sharon Darlene
 
CORRIGANVILLE - Sharon (Sherrie) Darlene Bittner, 56, of Corriganville, then a resident of the Brandenburg Center, died on Friday, March 1, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born on May 20, 1945, in Meyersdale, Pa., she was the daughter of Madlyn (Compton) Bittner of Corriganville, and the late Doyle Stanford Bittner. Ms. Bittner will be sadly missed by the many caregivers that have assisted her throughout the years, especially those of the Brandenburg Center over the last 16 years. Surviving in addition to her mother, are two brothers, Mr. Donald Melvin Bittner and wife Carol of LaVale, and Mr. Kenneth Rodney Bittner and wife Pat of Centerville; a special aunt and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, 1302 National Hwy., LaVale, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Private funeral services will be conducted on Monday with the Rev. David Sandvick officiating. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made, in her memory, to the Brandenburg Center, Cottage B, P.O. Box 1722, Cumberland, MD 21502. Sherrie was extremely loved by many, as she was one of Gods very special people.
Cumberland Times obituary; about Friday, March 1, 2002
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 9, 2013



BITTNER, Mrs. Sherman

Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Sherman Bittner, aged 53, of Swain, N. Y., formerly of Scottdale, on Wednesday, October 14. The body will be removed to the home of her sister, Mrs. F. E. Eicher, 507 Pittsburg street, Scottdale, on Saturday. Mrs. Bittner is survived by her husband and one son Rev. Ernest W. Bittner, also of Swain, and two sisters, Mrs. F. E. Eicher of Scottdale and Mrs. Tura Huffman of near Hurst High Srhool. The funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon, October 18, at 2 o'clock at the Evangelical Church of Scottdale. Interment will be made in Calvary Cemetery at Champion.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, October 15, 1931
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011



BITTNER, Sherman

Sherman Bittner, 75, of Meyersdale R.D. 3, died Friday, March 1, at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucinda Keller, at Acme, Westmoreland County, Pa. He was ill for several months and was at the Keller home for about six weeks. He was born in Somerset County, a son of the late Frank and Julia (Werner) Bittner, and lived in Scottdale for 40 years; in New York about 5 years, and the rest of his life near Meyersdale. He was a faithful member of St. John's Evangelical Church at White Oak. His wife, Ellen (McKenzie) Bittner remained at his bedside during his illness. He is also survived by one son, Rev. Ernest W. Bittner and a grandson, of Binghamton, N.Y., and his sister, Mrs. Keller. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Keller home followed by services in the Calvary Evangelical Church with Rev. Wm. Beal officiating. Burial was made in the Calvary Cemetery. Among those attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Sales McKenzie, Meyersdale R.D. 3; Mr. and Mrs. Dallas McKenzie, Friedens; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Paul, Sand Patch; Mrs. Leora Butler, Salisbury; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bittner and Mrs. John Geiger, SandPatch R.D., and a number of other friends from White Oak.

Meyersdale Republican, March 14, 1946
[Sherman and Ellen McKenzie were married in 1936 in Allegany Co., MD. She was his 2nd wife.]

(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Posted October 15, 2011






BITTNER, Mrs. Sevilla Linderman

Mrs. Sevilla Bittner, 90 years old, died at 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alex Baird, at Youngwood, after an extended illness. Mrs. Bittner was born in Somerset county, near Rockwood, November 1, 1855, the daughter of the late Robert and Sarah Linderman. Mrs. Bittner had resided in Connellsville for nearly 30 years and went to Youngwood three years ago. Preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius, she is survived by these children: Mrs. Alex Baird, of Youngwood; Mrs. W. T. McLain, of Portage; Mrs. Jacob Kreger, of Addison, and Adam Bittner, of 911 Sycamore street, Connellsville. The body was taken to the home of a son, Adam, this afternoon and the funeral service will be held there at 8 o'clock Thursday night in charge of Rev. Meade Snyder, pastor of the First United Brethren Church, assisted by Dr. Elmer Shultz, of Greensburg, formerly of Connellsville. Burial will be made in Laurel Church Cemetery near Rockwood in charge of Funeral Director Charles C. Mitchell.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, May 1, 1946
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011






BITTNER, Solomon Franklin

HYNDMAN- Solomon Franklin Bittner, 67, of Fairhope, died suddenly yesterday at Meyersdale Cummunity Hospital. Born in Fairhope Township, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Sarah (Troutman) Bittner. Mr. Bittner was a veteran of World War I and was a member of Aerie 245, FO Eagles, Cumberland. Surviving are his widow, Lucy (Carder) Bittner; two brothers, Millard Bittner, Fairhope, and Robert Bittner, address unknown; and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Custer, RD 1, Fairhope. Ziegler Funeral Home; services Friday; burial Mt. Zion Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, October 27, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Susan

MEYERSDALE,April 14 - Mrs. Susan Bittner, 75, died at her home in Main street Saturday evening following an illness of several weeks. Death was due to a complication. Mrs. Bittner was the widow of Jacob Bittner, who died a number of years ago. To this union one son was born, Harvey Bittner, who survives and with whom the deceased lived since the death of her husband. Funeral service was held Monday afternoon at her late home at 2 o'clock, her pastor, Rev. H. K. Hilner, of Zion Lutheran Church, of which Mrs. Bittner was a devout member, officiating. Interment followed in the Union Cemetery.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 14, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



BITTNER, Miss Susie Marie

MEYERSDALE,Pa. - Miss Susie Marie Bittner, 83, of here, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in South Hampton Township, she was the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Lydia (Lepley) Bittner. Surviving are eight nieces and six nephews. The body is at the Price Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p. m. by Rev Charles E Staub Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 29, 1959
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)





BITTNER, William Adam

William Adam Bittner, 76, of 911 Sycamore St., died this morning at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1885, at Markleton, a son of the late Cornelius and Savilla Lindaman Bittner. A former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad fireman, he retired February 1, 1954, after 43 years of service. He was a member of the First E. U. B. Church, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, and B & O Veterans' Assn., and the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Alice A. Folk Bittner, with whom he celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1954; two sons, William A., Jr., of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and John R., of Bristol, Tenn.; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. W. T. McClain, of Portage, Mrs. Alec Baird, of Youngwood, and Mrs. Etta Kregar, of Addison. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Mary) Cox, in 1937(sic, 1947), and a son, CharlesE., in 1931. The body was taken to the McIntire Funeral Home.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, March 22, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011


 




BITTNER, Wilson Jerome

MEYERSDALE,Oct. 19.—Wilson Jerome Bittner, 62, fell dead shortly before noon Thursday while working at a stone quarry on a WPA property near here. A heart attack was blamed. Born September 9, 1878, he was a son of John and Caroline Yoder Bittner. He had operated a farm near here until a few years ago. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Ackerman Bittner, and hese children: Mrs. George Snyder of Somerset, Mrs. Robert Lindamen and Harry, of Meyersdale, and Mrs. William Stein, Jr., of Detroit. Mrs. Solomon Keefer of Larimer township was a sister. The funeral service will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home with Rev. H. K. Hillner, pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be made in Fritz Cemetery.
October 19, 1940, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




BITTNER, Mrs. Zilpha Thomas
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Zilpha Bittner, 59, wife of Louis Bittner, 48 Mill Street, died last night at her home following an illness of six months. She was born in Frostburg, a daughter of the late Edward and Annie (Horton) Thomas. Surviving, besides her husband, are three sons, Edward and George Bittner, both of Cumberland, and Robert Bittner, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Pitzer, Martinsburg; a brother, Isaiah Thomas, Akron; two sisters, Mrs. David Thomas and Mrs. Henry Lloyd, both of Frostburg, and four grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 17, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 24, 2011
 









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