OBITUARY

Carleen Firth Bitter

May 24, 1936June 9, 2021
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Carleen Amelia Bitter, also known as Candy and Me-Maw, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, born to Carl and Sarah Firth, passed Wednesday, June 9th at her residence in Baton Rouge with her children by her side. She was 85. After graduating high school, she attended beauty college of cosmetology in New York and New Orleans and continued for 20 years until moving to Baton Rouge. After obtaining her real estate license she went into property management leasing for another 20 years and also held the title of president of the Apartment Association of Louisiana, and continued working until she retired at the age of 65. She was a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by two daughters, Teri and son-in-law Darryl Thomas, Kara and late son-in-law Mike Goudeau; two sons, Donnie and daughter-in-law Kara Adamek Bitter, Paul Jr. and daughter-in-law Ramona Bitter; eight grandkids, Brandon Goudeau, Ashley Goudeau, Holden Bitter, Jordan Thomas, Sean Thomas, Alexandra Bitter, Mary Grace Bitter, and Sarah Bitter; seven great grandkids, Brooklyn Goudeau, Bryson Goudeau, Michael Mercante, Ellie Bitter, Nicolas Mercante, Brielle Goudeau, and Cullen Paul Granier. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul G. Bitter, Sr., known as "Paw Paw" and son-in-law, Michael Goudeau. A very special thank you is given to her caregivers, Debbie, Gale, Kathie, nurse Brandi, Shelley, and Pinnacle Home Health Care. Pallbearers are Jordan Thomas, Sean Thomas, Brandon Goudeau, Holden Bitter, Paul Bitter, and Donnie Bitter. Visitation will be Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Rabenhorst East Funeral Home, 11000 Florida Blvd, from 9:00 a.m. until service at 11:00. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Kentwood, Louisiana.

  • FAMILY

  • Teri Thomas (Darryl), Daughter
  • Kara Goudeau (Mike (Deceased)), Daughter
  • Donnie Bitter (Kara), Son
  • Paul Bitter Jr (Ramona), Son
  • Brandon Goudeau, Grandson
  • Ashley Goudeau, Granddaughter
  • Holden Bitter, Grandson
  • Jordan Thomas, Grandson
  • Sean Thomas, Grandson
  • Alexandra Bitter, Granddaughter
  • Mary Grace Bitter, Granddaughter
  • Sarah Bitter, Granddaughter
  • Carl and Sarah Firth, Parents (deceased)
  • Seven great grandkids - Brooklyn Goudeau, Bryson Goudeau, Michael Mercante, Ellie Bitter, Nicolas Mercante, Briel Goudeau, and Cullen Paul Granier
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jordan Thomas
  • Sean Thomas
  • Brandon Goudeau
  • Holden Bitter
  • Paul Bitter
  • Donnie Bitter

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

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