Mary Ann Elizabeth (Masterbray) Bittner, 93, of Dunbar Township, passed away on Saturday February 13, 2021, at Mt. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.
She was born November 28, 1927, in Leisenring #3, a daughter of the late Anthony and Katarzyna Jakiela (Mascibrzuch) Masterbray.
Mary was a member of the former Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Connellsville and was a current member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville. As a member of Holy Trinity, she served on the Parish Council and was a member of the Altar Rosary Society.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of Americas and she was a former member of the Conn Area Catholic School Board.
Mary especially loved her religious devotions and made sure to attend Mass when she was able.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, August M. Bittner, Jr. (2000); three infant siblings, Matthew, Stanley, and Amelia Masterbray; three brothers, Joseph, John and Frank Masterbray and two sisters, Rose Johns and Josephine Miller.
She is survived by her beloved children, Christine Satovich (George), Joseph Bittner, Celeste Bittner-Habib (Jeffrey) and Augustine “Gus”Bittner (Judy); grandchildren, Joseph Satovich (Cecilia), Ann Satovich, Marc Bittner (Heather), and Sarah Burcham; great-grandchildren, Julia, Maria, and Katarina Satovich and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Wednesday from 2pm – 8pm and on Thursday from 8:30am until 9:30am when Prayers of Transfer will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville at 10am with Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as Celebrant and Fr. Julius Capongpongan as Concelebrant.
Committal will follow at Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville.
In following with Covid-19 guidelines, masks are mandatory to be worn at the funeral home, the church and cemetery and social distancing guidelines must be followed.
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