Bock Funeral Home

1500 Mt. Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15116
412-486-8500

Obituaries:

Mary C. Bittner

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mary C. Bittner of Glenshaw, Pennsylvania, beloved wife of Dr. Arthur C. Bittner, passed away peacefully at her home on August 22, 2018 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband and their seven children: Terri Ballard (Bill); Lorraine Bittner (Bernard MacDonagh); David Bittner; Gregory Bittner (Denise); Mary Lou Mitsch (Richard); Callie Bartos (Scott); and Bob Bittner (Kim). Also surviving Mary are 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Mary’s siblings include Jack Winschel, Sr. Anne Winschel, Agnes DeLany, and Sr. Carolyn Winschel. She was preceded in death by her brothers Thomas Winschel and Charles Winschel. Mary Catherine was born on January 7, 1929 in Etna, Pennsylvania, daughter of John and Caroline Winschel, who owned Winschel Hardware Store. She grew up on Middle Road in Glenshaw where she attended St. Mary’s grade school and Divine Providence Academy.  She then graduated from the Ad Art School and enjoyed a long career as an accomplished artist.  She was active in Pittsburgh art organizations, and her artwork lives on in private and corporate collections. She was a talented musician, gardener, and lover of nature.   She enjoyed a long and loving marriage with her husband Art for 67 years. Friends will be received on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw, on Saturday at 9:30 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association or the Cancer Research Institute.   

 

Condolences

Sister Rita Yeasted, SFCC 24-Aug-2018 08:28 AM

Terri, Carolyn, Anne and the Bittner Family, I was so saddened to read of Mary's passing. I shall always remember her smile and love of life. My sympathy and prayers for the entire family.

Sr. Maria Fest 24-Aug-2018 10:36 AM

My most sincere condolences to the Family on the passing of of Mary. I was privileged to participate as an Associate with Mary in the Sophia Group for over 20 years. I enjoyed many conversations and discussions with Mary in our Group and also Ishared many occasions with her and the family. I truly will miss her and will keep all of you in prayer.

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