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William D. Bitner

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William D. Bitner, 76, of Carlisle, died on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Saturday, December 26, 1936, in Carlisle, a son of the late Daniel and Ethel E. (Richcreek) Bitner and was married to the late Bertha M. (Sheriff) Bitner, who died Nov. 26, 2005.

Bill was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired after 32 years of service with the former C. H. Masland & Sons, Carlisle. Bill attended the Wesleyan Church of the Cross, Carlisle.

He is survived by two step-sons; Doug Grimes and Tony Grimes, both of Carlisle, one step-daughter, Kim Bailey of Carlisle and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his brother, Clyde H. Bitner and one step-son, Tom Grimes.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Daniel R. Mikesell officiating. Burial with military honors by Cumberland Valley Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesleyan Church of The Cross, 430 "B" St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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May you rest peacefuly uncle Bill in the arms of our Lord. We love you.

Butch, Marcy, Jordan Bitner

Uncle Bill, remembering all the good times working together. I miss you.  

Love, Chris
(Chris Bitner)

  Love you Pap!!!


Pap we will always love and miss you. Rest in peace.

Elizabeth and Derek Grimes

Pap, i miss you terribly. I remember all the good times we shared and all the good times we had as a family. You are with "Birdie" now. I love you and miss you so much. Rest easy buddy...
"Dougie" Grimes

 Our deepest sympathy, from the Wickard family.

Shirley Wickard Brooks


I will always remember you Pap. I imagine your back with your "Bertie" and both so happy once again. We will all see one another again one day.

Love Ya
"Sis", Wendy
(Wendy Grimes)

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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