Walter G. Bittner, 90, passed away January 21, 2021 at Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He was born in Trenton on April 5, 1930. He was the perfect host, kind and gentle. After high school he worked at his grandfather’s plumbing and heating business. He received his Mechanical Engineering Degree from Drexel University. He then worked for the remainder of his career at Johnson Controls until retirement. He moved to Hopewell Township in 1967 in a custom designed and built house. He was past president of Trenton Engineers Club, member of a bowling league in his younger years, long time member of a card club, a member of Gothic Fraternal Lodge #270 of Hamilton Township and was raised in 1963. He liked to garden, golf, was an avid reader, crossword puzzles, and enjoyed visiting.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Catherine Bittner; brothers Ronald Bittner of Bartow, FL and Harry Bittner of Yardville, NJ. He is predeceased by an infant sister; his children Catherine Ann Bittner and Walter F. Bittner. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 10 am to 11 am at the Wilson Apple Funeral home, 2560 Pennington Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534. Officers of the Gothic Fraternal Lodge #270 will conduct a Masonic service at 10:45am with funeral services at 11am. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery, in Hopewell, NJ.