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Zelda Catherine (Bittinger) McKenzie

May 8, 1941 ~ March 22, 2018 (age 76)

Zelda Catherine McKenzie, 76, of Grantsville, MD, died Thursday, March 22, 2018, at WMHS-Frostburg Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Frostburg, MD.

Born Mary 8, 1941, in Jennings, MD, she was the daughter of the late James Wesley and Della (Hoover) Bittinger. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John William McKenzie, February 27, 2002; one son, James William McKenzie; one great-grandson, Owen; two brothers, Clark and Bernard Bittinger; four sisters, Elma Mason, Virginia Fazenbaker, Viola Wilburn and Melva McKenzie.

Mrs. McKenzie was a seamstress for the Flushing Shirt Factory.

She is survived by one son, Kevin Joe McKenzie, Accident, MD; six daughters, Glenda Eilene Cain, Harvey, LA; Barbara Jean Bittinger, Grantsville; Shari Catherine Anderson, Smithfield, VA; Charlotte Marie Stanton, Grantsville; Loretta Lynn Whitehead, Meyersdale, PA; Diane Carol Snelson, Grantsville; one brother, Everett Bittinger, Accident; three sisters, Sylvia Garlitz, Grantsville; Lily Hoover, Meyersdale; Helen Garlitz, Friedens, PA; 12 grandchildren, Shannon, Michele, Megan, Christopher, Mandi, Ashley, Tyler, Danni, Derek, Jamie, Caitlin and Morgan; 11 great-grandchildren, Shelby, Gwyn, Hannah, Bryce, Abi, James, Mia, Gracie, Amylia, Cole and Bryan.

Friends will be received at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday, March 26, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Donny Hinkle officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Cure SMA, 925 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL  60007.

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Cure SMA
925 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village IL 60007

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