Peaceful 06

Claudia Grace (Bittinger) Tressler

September 12, 1932 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 88)


Claudia Grace (Bittinger) Tressler, 88, of Mt. Lake Park, MD, began her eternity peacefully, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at her daughter, Cathy’s house, in Oakland, MD.

Born September 12, 1932, in Grantsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Tobias and Della Ellen (Wilt) Bittinger. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Harold “Charlie” Tressler; four brothers, Byard, Paul, Roy, and Calvin Bittinger; two sisters, Velora and Margaret Durst; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Claudia graduated from International Beauty School in Cumberland, MD. She owned and operated her own beauty salon, Hair Dimensions, in Loch Lynn, MD. Claudia was a member of Oak Park Church of the Brethren.

She is survived by three sons, Charles Thomas Tressler and wife, Debra; Douglas Allen Tressler and wife, Tammy; Gregory Jay Tressler and wife, Tammy; two daughters, Sharon Gale Stewart and husband, Wheeler; Cathy Shomo and husband, Bill; 13 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, 21550, on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  Services will be held following visitation at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Reverend Carl Fike officiating. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens.

For safety precautions and according to CDC guidelines, we ask everyone to wear a mask and please honor the social distancing guideline.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hospice of Garrett County, Inc., P.O. Box 271, Oakland, MD, 21550.

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October 16, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

Funeral Service
October 16, 2020

1:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

Video is available for this event


Hospice of Garrett County
P. O. Box 271, Oakland MD 21550
Tel: 1-301-334-5151

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