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James E. Bittinger

September 11, 1926 ~ November 23, 2018 (age 92)

James E. Bittinger, 92, of Southwest Greensburg, died Friday, November 23, 2018 in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.  He was born September 11, 1926 in Greensburg, a son of the late Ervin and Ethal (Smith) Bittinger.  Prior to retirement he had been a salesman for Rexal Supply.  Jim served on the Southwest Greensburg Borough Council and presently served on the board for the Greater Greensburg Sewage Authority.  He was also a member of the former South Greensburg Lions Club.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Marian “Marie” (Coval) Bittinger on August 1, 2000; his daughter, Linda McBride; and his son-in-law, George Boehme.  He is survived by his daughter, Lee Boehme, of South Greensburg; two grandsons, Alex Gaskey (Sarah), of Murrysville, and Nicholas McBride (Jill), of Curwensville; three great-grandchildren, Zoey, Gavin and Jack; his sister, Lois Karaffa, of North Huntington; his sister-in-law, Helen Saccardi, of Plum; and several nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received from 3 to 4 PM Thursday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg where a funeral service will begin at 4 PM with the Rev. John M. Smaligo officiating.  Private interment will take place in Westmoreland County Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society.

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