Charlotte Bitzel (1943 - 2017)

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Charlotte Irene (Jemmerson) Bitzel, 73, of Westminster, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Dove House, surrounded by her loving family and her beloved dog Maddie. Born November 14, 1943 in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Theodore Allen and Mildred Irene (Beecher) Jemmerson. She was predeceased by her husband Hilbert L. Bitzel, Sr. After raising her children, providing day care to many children, and working as a baker at Martins (Shoppers), she returned to college and earned her Associate in Arts in Nursing with honors from Howard Community College in 1995. She worked as an RN at Springfield Hospital Center until she retired in 2006 to care for her husband. She loved her family. They brought her great pride and happiness during her life and in her last days. She was very talented and loved to sew, crochet, knit, and bake. Prior to the decline in her health, she was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church; where she led the Lutheran Church Women's group, established a Youth Group Program as well as a nursery Sunday school class which she taught for over 40 years. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Hilbert L. and Denise Bitzel, Jr. of Littlestown, PA; daughters Charlotte "Miss C" I. Bitzel Raver of Taneytown and companion Ralph Walkling, Jill M. Bitzel Myers and husband Cary of Westminster, Jennifer E. Bitzel Fehle and husband Richard of Waynesboro, PA; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and George "Buck" Owings of New Windsor and Darlene and Roy Conaway of Westminster; and brother Ronald Jemmerson of Hot Springs, CA. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter Kimberly Cheryl Bitzel and sister Allyson Paliai. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 833 Deer Park Rd., Westminster, MD 21157 with Rev. Dahl Drenning and Deacon Melissa Helfer co-officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity Lutheran Church Youth Ministry Program, 833, Deer Park Rd., Westminster, MD 21157 or Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.



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Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 21, 2017
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