OBITUARY

Roberta A. Bitter

August 17, 1937March 1, 2018
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Roberta Bitter, 80, of Evansville, IN, passed away March 1, 2018. She was born August 17, 1937 in Evansville to Robert and Virginia Holtz.

Roberta was a lifelong member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and she enjoyed working bingo. She had worked at Indiana Bell, Sears (in the boys department), and Alexander Funeral Homes. Roberta was very proud of her family and valued her lifelong friends of 75 years. She loved a good joke and telling a good joke. Roberta was generous and appreciated giving her opinion. She was always fair, kind, liked to tease, and was a hard worker. “Well done, good and faithful servant!”

She is preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 58 years, Ronald K. Bitter; and her father, Robert Holtz.

Roberta is survived by her daughter, Tami O’Rourke (Daniel F.); son, Tim Bitter (Ann); mother, Virginia Holtz; brother, Robert Holtz; sisters, Regina Sisk, Vanell Volkman, Pam Young (Roger); Grandchildren, Natalie Briddell (Brandon), Meggie Komar (Chris), David O’Rourke, Trisha Memmer (Clint), Kristen Mott (James), and Matthew Bitter; 7 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:00 AM on Monday, March 5, 2018, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2301 N Stockwell Road, officiated by Rev. Zach Etienne, with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Friends visited from 12:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Alexander East Chapel, and 9:00 AM until service on Monday, March 5th, 2018, at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Tami O'Rourke (Daniel F.), Daughter
  • Tim Bitter (Ann), Son
  • Virginia Holtz, Mother
  • Robert Holtz, Brother
  • Regina Sisk, Sister
  • Vanell Volkman, Sister
  • Pam Young (Roger), Sister
  • Natalie Briddell (Brandon), Grandchild
  • Meggie Komar (Chris), Grandchild
  • David O'Rourke, Grandchild
  • Trisha Memmer (Clint), Grandchild
  • Kristen Mott (James), Grandchild
  • Matthew Bitter, Grandchild
  • Roberta leaves behind seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, March 5, 2018
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Jerry Duncan

March 4, 2018

I was very sorry to hear of Roberta's passing. May she rest in peace. She was the first girl I ever had a crush on way back in 1943, in first grade. We were classmates 1 thru 7 and again in high school at Mater Dei. Her family has my condolences.

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Biography

Roberta Bitter, 80, of Evansville, IN, passed away March 1, 2018. She was born August 17, 1937 in Evansville to Robert and Virginia Holtz.

Roberta was a lifelong member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and she enjoyed working bingo. She had worked at Indiana Bell, Sears (in the boys department), and Alexander Funeral Homes. Roberta was very proud of her family and valued her lifelong friends of 75 years. She loved a good joke and telling a good joke. Roberta was generous and appreciated giving her opinion. She was always fair, kind, liked to tease, and was a hard worker. “Well done, good and faithful servant!”

She is preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 58 years, Ronald K. Bitter; and her father, Robert Holtz.

Roberta is survived by her daughter, Tami O’Rourke (Daniel F.); son, Tim Bitter (Ann); mother, Virginia Holtz; brother, Robert Holtz; sisters, Regina Sisk, Vanell Volkman, Pam Young (Roger); Grandchildren, Natalie Briddell (Brandon), Meggie Komar (Chris), David O’Rourke, Trisha Memmer (Clint), Kristen Mott (James), and Matthew Bitter; 7 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM on Monday, March 5, 2018, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2301 N Stockwell Road, officiated by Rev. Zach Etienne, with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Friends may visit from 12:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Alexander East Chapel, and 9:00 AM until service on Monday, March 5th, 2018, at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.