Betty L. Myers Bitner (1926 - 2014)

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Betty L. Bitner Betty L. Myers Bitner, 88, a resident of Providence Place Chambersburg for the past 5 1/2 years and formerly of Greencastle, died at 10:35 AM Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Providence Place. Born July 25, 1926, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Ella (McLucas) Barnes. She was married to her first husband Raymond L. Myers for 43 1/2 years. He died on August 14, 1988. She and her husband Raymond farmed for 24 years. She served as the first female school bus driver for the Greencastle-Antrim School District and drove for 27 years. She also owned and operated the former B'n'R Craft Center of Greencastle for 10 years before retiring in 1994. Betty formerly attended the Calvary Bible Church and the First United Methodist Church, both of Greencastle. She attended the former Browns Mill School, Kauffman, PA and was also an Avon Consultant for a number of years. Betty married Irvin L. "Herb" Bitner in 1997. He died on January 30, 2011. Surviving family are one daughter, Linda Maynard and husband Jerry of Greencastle; three sons, Delbert L. Myers and wife Jyl of Greencastle, Rodney L. Myers and wife Donna of Chambersburg, Randy D. Myers and wife Julie of Latrobe, PA; one sister, Lois Oberholzerof Newark, Delaware; one stepson, Roger L. Bitner and wife Beverly of Greencastle; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters and two step-grandsons. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 7 at 10:00 AM from the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Richard Overcash and Chaplain John Rauch officiating. Burial will be in the Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6 - 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Grane Hospice, 4 Lemoyne Dr., Suite 201, Lemoyne, PA 17043. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanfh.com
Funeral Home
Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home Inc.
45 South Carlisle Street Greencastle, PA 17225
(717) 597-2828
Funeral Home Details
Published in Public Opinion on Aug. 5, 2014
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