Alberta M. Spittler, 96, of 460 E. Lincoln Ave., Myerstown, formerly of 5725 Church St., Limestone, N.Y., passed away Tuesday (Jan. 29, 2012) at Stone Ridge Health Care Center in Myerstown.
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Born Oct. 18, 1916, in Buffalo, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Albert and Annetta Byers Davidhazey. On Sept. 11, 1946, in Bradford, she married Milton J. Spittler, who died Feb. 15, 1993.
She attended Tonawanda (N.Y.) schools. Mrs. Spittler was employed by Remington Rand Company during World War II. After she moved to Limestone, she worked at Casey's Restaurant and then worked as a clerk for Clark's department store in Bradford.
Mrs. Spittler was a member of the Limestone United Methodist Church and was a life member of the Limestone Fireman's Auxiliary. She served as historian on the Limestone Bicentennial Committee and volunteered for the Echo Program. She was also a member of the Lydia Brands Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by three daughters, Gloria Bolin of Mountville, Linda Zohner of Jonestown and Jacquelyn Simmons of Amherst, N.Y.; two sons, David Mills of Limestone and Curtis Spittler of Enterprise, Ala.; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace Fronczek of North Tonawanda, N.Y., a brother, Albert Davidhazey of Sanburn, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard Spittler; three sisters; and one brother.
Friends are invited to call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., East Main Street, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Limestone United Methodist Church, Limestone, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Beard, pastor, officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in Limestone Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to a
Online condolences can be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2013