Richard Eugene Bittorf, age 63, of Perryopolis passed away on his birthday at his home, after a short battle with cancer. His loving wife was by his side. He was born in Petersburg, WV on December 2, 1956, a son of Roger and Mirandy Sites Bittorf.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step mother, Delores Bittorf.
Richard was a veteran of the Army National Guard and active duty in the Air Force. He was a member of the Star Junction Fish and Game Club. He was an avid sportsman.
He was employed at Closetmaid, Belle Vernon, PA from January 2008 until retirement October 2019, and previously at Smith’s Tubular System, Laconia, NH.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Fay Brooks Bittorf. They were married on July 19, 1997 in San Antonio TX; brothers: Walter Bittorf, Joel Bittorf, Harvey Sites; sisters: Rebecca Kirsch, Lisa Shaver, Lusty Woodal; nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; furbabies: Australian cattle dogs, Sabertooth and Sweettart.
In honoring Richard’s wishes there will be no public visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on December 15th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Gospel Alliance Church, 1011 Fells Church Road, Rostraver Twp., PA 15012.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Bag Brigade at Gospel Alliance Church.
The Blair-Lowther Funeral Home, Perryopolis, PA has been entrusted with Richard’s professional funeral arrangements.
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