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Joseph Carl Bittman III

BITTMAN—Joseph C. III, 84, Richland, passed away March 6, 2021. Born December 27, 1936, in Johnstown, son of Joseph Carl Jr. and Elsie (McGarry) Bittman. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Mary Ann (Macri) Bittman, daughter, Jean Wholaver and granddaughters, Victoria and Elizabeth Wholaver. Survived by children, Michelle Lilley (Robert), Alabama; Joanna Skowron (Keith), Johnstown; Lisa Sender (Kurt), Johnstown; Sara Davis (Logan), Johnstown and Marianne Mele, Virginia; grandchildren, R.J., Ava, Sam, Travis, Eldora, Mason and Marina; great-grandchildren, Logan, Carleigh, Olivia, Sullivan and Madison Rose.  Joe retired from U.S. Steel with over 30 years of service. Longtime active member of the Elks and he was an avid golfer. Active member of local social clubs. Joe will be missed by his family very much. The family would like to thank all who cared for and loved dad at FHPCH and AseraCare Hospice. In lieu of funeral flowers, please plant a flower or tree in memory Joe Bittman. Private funeral service at the convenience of the family with Rev. Rodney Hatfield officiating. Entombment, Grandview Mausoleum. The family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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My most sincere condolences on Joe's passing. He was one of my absolute favorite SL members and was a joy to spend time with. He was the funniest, sweetest man who always had a great story or joke to tell. I also remember how much he missed his wife Maryann whom he is with once again. Prayers to all of his family and for his eternal peace. With love, Marianna Golias

Marianna Golias Mar 10 2021 12:00 AM

Joe was a good friend to my late husband, Tony, when he needed one. They worked together on many odd jobs in the area. I will always remember his many kindnesses and his sense of humor. He was a special man and my sincere condolences go out to his family.

Karen Antinora Mar 10 2021 12:00 AM