Bittner , Clyde M. 81
Clyde M. Bittner, 81, of Jeannette, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Excela Health Westmorland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Nov. 18, 1931, in Jeannette, a son of the late Austin and Mary Bittner. Clyde was a self-employed painter, enjoyed volunteering at Grace United Church of Christ Food Bank and loved to sing. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by six siblings; and his life-long partner of 56 years, Eleanor Mae McCready, who passed away in 2007. He is survived by his children, Robin Bittner Sr., and wife, Kathy, Ronaele Pearsol and husband, Elmer, all of Madison, Tenn., Rebecca Leach and husband, Allen, of White House, Tenn., Clyde M. Bittner and wife, Lucille, Randy Bittner, Francis C. Bittner and wife, Sharon, Renaee McDonald and husband, Allen, all of Jeannette, and Rusty Bittner and wife, Amanda, of Connellsville; a sister, Margaret Walls and husband, Frank, of Greensburg; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces; and nephews. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 North 2nd St., Jeannette. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, in the funeral home chapel, with Clyde M. Bittner Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westmoreland County Food Bank, Jeannette Trucking Fund, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626.