Norma Bittner (nee Sterling) of White Rock, B.C. passed away peacefully on August 30, 2002 after a lengthy illness with Parkinsons disease. Norma was born in Shellbrook, Saskatchewan November 16, 1926.
Survived by son; Lloyd (Muriel), daughter Lynn, grandchildren; Trevor and Jeff, sisters; Beatrice, Iris (Len), Diana (Ron), and brother; Victor. Predeceased by husband Richard on November 22, 1985, sister Myrna, and brothers Charlie and Stan.
Norma taught school from 1945 to 1985 in Saskatchewan at Sugar Hill, Churnside, Leask, Nipawin, Parkside, Shellbroook and Prince Albert and in B.C. at Nanaimo, Langley, and Grandview Heights in Surrey.
She defeated cancer and worked tirelessly for years coordinating and canvassing for The Canadian Cancer Society. Teaching was a way of life and her legacy will be passed on to all she touched.
We love you, rest in peace Mom, school is out.
A memorial service will be held at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave. White Rock on Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society or B.C. Parkinsons Disease Association.