Jeffery J. Bittner

Jeffery J. Bittner, age 44, Lawrence Park, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was born in Erie on August 23, 1973. On December 29, 2017, he was a recipient of a heart transplant.

Jeff was a 1992 graduate of Iroquois High School where he enjoyed playing football and baseball. He was part of the 1991 Iroquois Championship Football Team. He then earned his welding degree through the Tri-State Program. Jeff liked to fish, hunt, watch NASCAR, football and baseball and do anything outdoors with his children. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Chanda Bittner; four children, Jason Niles (Ashlee), Catherine Niles-Bittner, Jeffery G. Bittner, and Chloe Bittner; one sister, Diana Bittner; brother, David Bittner, James Bittner (Tracey) and Jay Bittner (Jeannie); three grandchildren, Isabella, Lillian, and Mia; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, David and Betty Bittner; and his mother, Virginia Bittner.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Thursday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Friday at 10 am conducted by Rev. David Leninsky. Military honors will follow conducted by the American Legion Carl Neff Post 571.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.

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About Dusckas

The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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    Nancy E. Dusckas: Supervisor
    2607 Buffalo Rd.
    Erie, PA 16510
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    Gary J. Cumming: Supervisor
    536 West 10th Street
    Erie, PA 16502