Obituary of GERALD EARL BITNEY
Gerald passed away peacefully on August 29, 2023 at the age of 88.
He leaves behind his wife Helen, daughter Frances (Andrew) and stepsons John (Monique), Steve (Maria), Charles (Nancy), Richard (Barbara), Brian (Karen) and grandchildren Sarah (Allan), Caryssa, Morgan (Jorden), Ryan, James, Taylor (Brandan), Julia, Jasmine, Beatrice Bachand and great grandchild Dante. He also leaves behind his brother Gordon (Helene) and sister Earleen (Willard).
He was predeceased by his granddaughter Karla and great-granddaughter Sophie.
Gerald was a teacher for many years at RB Russell school and an educated horticulturalist. There was nothing more that he loved than plants, trees and nature. He also enjoyed his many winters with Helen vacationing in Brownsville, Texas.
Gerald was always recognizable for his love of his Tilley or bucket hats and his sandals (sometimes even in winter!)
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Deer Lodge Foundation is preferred.
A private family service will be held on October 17, 10 am at Cropo Funeral Chapel. Following this interment will occur at 1:30 pm at Green Acres Cemetery.
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