Billy Tittle
Billy Tittle

Obituary of Billy A Tittle

Billy A.Tittle, age 92, of Golden Heights in Webster, MA, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Webster Manor in Webster, MA. Billy was born October 7, 1925 in Picher, OK. He was the son of the late Richard Tittle and the late Minnie Edith (Brown) Tittle Bonnette. He is survived by his wife of 9 years, Maria Tittle, three daughters: Brenda Martin and her husband Larry of Cincinnati, OH, Deborah Makowski (Inman) of Webster, MA, Paula Gaudet and her husband Ron of Old Lyme, CT, and two sons: David Tittle and his wife Susan of Charlton, MA, Brian Tittle and his partner Cindi Groh of Oxford, MA, daughter-in-law: Jane Tittle of Dudley, MA and one sister: Linda Lourange of Davenport, WA. He also had ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and his friends at Golden Heights. Billy was predeceased by his first wife of 58 years, Therese C. (Gibeault) Tittle of Dudley, his son William (Bill) Tittle of Dudley, daughter Patricia Tittle, granddaughter Aubrey Tittle of Charlton, son-in-law Thail (TJ) Inman of Webster, and sisters: Elaine Doughty of Washington, and Leta May Piche of Florida. He was raised in Picher, OK and enlisted in the Navy during World War II. Billy served from 11/26/1943 to 04/26/1945. He was proud of his service as a gunner's mate third class and told many stories about the typhoons and his time during the war. He loved his children, each one has their own special memories of their father. His grandchildren and great grandchildren put the smile on his face every time he saw them, they were his joy. Billy was always seen wearing his Native American Bolo tie. He was a member of the American Legion Post 184 in Webster, he loved to fish, and he was an avid golfer and bowler and was the state bowling champion for the Polish American Veterans. Billy worked as a Machinist for Globe and Stanco Co., a welder for Southbridge Sheet Metal and various tool and die shops throughout the area. A private memorial mass will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, July 13, at St Anthony of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Road, Dudley, MA. Burial with military honors provided by the Webster Dudley Veterans Council will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Southbridge, MA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Bartel Funeral Home & Chapel 33 Schofield Avenue Dudley is directing arrangments.www.bartelfuneralhome.com
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