Carol Ann (DeSimone) Bitting

June 5, 1954 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 65)


Carol Anne (DeSimone) Bitting, 65, of Oley Township, died August 11, 2019 at Penn State Health - St. Joseph, Bern Township.


She was the wife of Richard A. Bitting, with whom she shared 27 years of marriage.


Born June 5, 1954 in Bronx, NY, she was a daughter of the late Joseph John and Anna (Morea) DeSimone.


Carol was a graduate of Staten Island Community College, as well as Cedar Crest College, Allentown, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology in 1976.


She was employed as lead medical technologist with Pottstown Medical Center for 38 years, retiring in 2015.


Carol was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Bally.


She loved roses and took pride in her rose gardens.


Carol loved cats and had an extensive doll collection.  She enjoyed painting and decorated her home with her own paintings.


She and her husband enjoyed traveling; they traveled to Hawaii, Italy, England, Scotland, Wales and much across the West Coast.  They also enjoyed yearly trips to either Ocean City, MD or Wildwood, NJ.


Surviving, in addition to her husband, is her brother, Joseph C., husband of Evelyn E. DeSimone of Spring Township; her brother-in-law, Jeffrey S., husband of Debbie Bitting of Sinking Spring; as well as several nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, 610 Pine Street, Bally.  A visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the church. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.  


Flowers will be accepted, or, contributions may be made to: Animals in Distress, P.O. Box 609, Coopersburg, PA 18036.


Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit


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August 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church
610 Pine Street
Bally, PA 19503

Mass of Christian Burial
August 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church
610 Pine Street
Bally, PA 19503

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