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Donald J. Biter, Sr.

February 29, 1940 — August 14, 2019

Donald J. Biter, Sr.

Biter, Donald J., Sr., 79, Cresson, died suddenly August 14, 2019 at home. Born on his mother’s leap year birthday February 29, 1940, Altoona, son of the late Alvin J. and Leona E. (Link) Biter. He married Agnes Charlotte Wright, May 17, 1958 and her death this past January broke a marriage of over 60 years. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Ramona Ruby; grandson, Jeremy J.; brothers; Leonard and Raymond; and Infant sister, Mary. He is survived by children Donald J., Jr. (Sue), FL; Carla; and Randy (Chris), all of Cresson; Ronald (Trisha), Ashville; and Steven (Chad), Johnstown; grandchildren, Casey Biter, Jessica Buck, Sarah Cameron, Jonathan Biter, Evan Biter, Ryan Biter and Cody Biter; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Thelma), Daniel (Genny), Louis (Connie), Fred (Cindy), Gary (Maggie); and sisters, Marie Hoover, Roseann Farabaugh (Don), and Debbie Weakland (Don). Don retired from the Engineering Dept. of the James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center and was the former Owner/Administrator of Red Brick Manor. Friends and family will be received Sunday, August 18 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., where a vigil service for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, August 19 at 10 a.m., Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel, the Very Rev. John D. Byrnes, celebrant. Arrangements handled by Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cresson, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at

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