Cumberland Times-News

August 23, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— FROSTBURG — Kenneth Emanuel Bittner, 84, of Frostburg, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at his residence.

Born March 31, 1929, in Finzel, he was the son of Emanuel Bittner and Ivy Bucklew. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Ruth Naomi (Porter) Bittner in 2000 and one son, Matthew Bittner in 2011.

Mr. Bittner was an active member of Cumberland 7th Day Adventist Church. He enjoyed his close friends at Ponderosa “Breakfast Club” daily meetings. He was a retired truck driver for Pitt Ohio, worked for Sensabaugh Contracting and formerly an independent driver.

Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Naomi Cutter and husband Larry and Faith Ann Leasure and husband Brian; son Mark Bittner and wife Patti; eight grandchildren, Toby Cutter and wife Charlotte, Larry “Bud” Cutter and wife Joyce, Tonia Collins and husband Kerry, Blaine Leasure and wife Sasha, Lindsay Leasure, Joshua Bittner and wife Tasha, Justin Bittner and Jacob Bittner; three great-grandchildren, T.J. Cutter, Ashley Cutter and Kylee Bittner and brother and best friend, George Bittner.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Scott Shafer officiating.

Interment will be in Eckhart Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at