STOWE - Annette Louise Bittermann, educator, community volunteer, music lover, gardener, world traveler, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, died at home at Copley Woodlands in Stowe, Vermont, on June 11, 2014. Born July 28, 1920, in Shelbyville, Illinois, Anne earned an undergraduate degree in education from the University of Illinois in 1941 and a Master of Arts from George Washington University in 1962. Anne taught French and Latin at schools in Maryland and Vermont from 1963 until her retirement in 1984. After retirement her volunteer work included teaching English to new immigrants and assisting at the local hospital.
The Guest Book is expired.
Anne met Norman George Bittermann at the University of Illinois; they married April 19, 1944. He died in 2009. Their son Kim Bittermann and their daughter, Karen Kitzmiller, both of Vermont, predeceased them. Anne is survived by her son Rusty and his wife, Margaret McCallum; her son-in-law, Warren Kitzmiller, and his wife, Jeanne Cariati; her daughter-in-law Susan Bittermann; six grandchildren, Jessica Bittermann Plath (Fabian), Vanessa Bittermann Goold (Ryan), Amy Kitzmiller (George Pappas), Carrie Kitzmiller, Kris Bittermann and Kimberly Bittermann; and her great-granddaughter, Karis Ford Pappas.
Published in Times Argus on June 19, 2014