Theresa Bittner

Theresa A. Bittner

Sunday, September 18th, 1921 - Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Theresa “Terry” Bittner, 97, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT. She was born on September 18, 1921, in New York City, New York, to Patrick and Agnes Magurno. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold “Hal” Bittner whom she married on September 1, 1946, at St. Mary's Church in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Terry attended St. Joachim School in Beacon, NY, and graduated from Wappingers High School. Prior to her marriage, she worked at Western Printing and Lithographing Company and Schatz Federal Bearing. She was a homemaker for the rest of her life, creating a beautiful home for Hal and their daughters. Her favorite role was that of “Grammy” to her six grandchildren who brought so much light and love into her life.

She is survived by her daughters: Gail (Frank) LaMantia, Pamela (Bill) Scarpero, and Patricia (Gene) Liguori; her granddaughters: Corey (Ryan) Holland, Katharine (Tony) Colucci, and Cassandra Liguori; her grandsons: Peter (Olga) Scarpero, Michael (Beth) Liguori, and Mark Liguori; and her great grandchildren: Emerald, Annabelle, and William Holland; Chloe and Brandon Colucci; Alexandra Scarpero; and Natalie Liguori.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Church of St. Martin de Porres, 118 Cedar Valley Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery, 117 Salt Point Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. If you wish to send an online condolence please vivit our website at

The family would like to thank all of the staff at Noble Horizons who took such good care of Terry during the last years of her life. They showed her constant attentiveness, kindness, and respect. Memorial donations may be made out to Noble Horizons Christmas Fund and mailed to Noble Horizons, 17 Cobble Road, Salisbury, Connecticut 06068. Please put to the Attn.: Caroline Burchfield.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H. ,Inc.
    371 Hooker Ave.
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 9:30am
    St. Martin de Porres Church
    118 Cedar Valley Road
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  • Interment

    St. Peter's - POK.,NY
    171 Salt Point Tnpke
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Jeanette Grossman

Posted at 08:31pm
Dear Pam, I hope this gets to you. You have been on my mind and I didn't know why. So I googled your name and your beloved Mom's obituary came up. Had I known I would have been there, as you had been there for me. May God grant your Mom a new life to enjoy with your Dad. Much love to you and your family. Jeanette Grossman

Steve Liguori

Posted at 12:37pm
So sorry to hear the news. Our heartfelt condolences! -Steve and Joyce Liguori

Gloria P Caviglia

Posted at 05:17pm
Gail, Pam, and Patti,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was always such a gracious lady. May she rest in peace.

Gloria Pape Caviglia

Janet Kraft

Posted at 12:26pm
I am so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing; what a beautiful picture of her! Well now she is back with your Dad, "HB" or "big H " as George used to refer to him.
Love & Hugs,
Janet Kraft

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