Badih "Buddy" Bitar
Badih "Buddy" Bitar, 38, of Whitehall, died Jan. 29 at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was the husband of Abeer Bitar. They were married 9 years last August. Born in Syria, he was a son of Michael and Mona (Moussa) Bitar. Buddy was a sales manager at Zales Jewelers at the Lehigh Valley Mall for over 15 years. He was a member of St. George Orthodox Church, Allentown.
Buddy leaves behind his wife and two young daughters, Elyssa and Eyanna at home; parents; brothers Willy and his wife Heather of Pittsburgh and Albert Joseph and his wife Shadia of Whitehall; also his grandmother, 8 uncles, 6 aunts, 2 nephews, a niece and many cousins.
Funeral at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, St. George Orthodox Church, 1011 Catasauqua Ave., Allentown. Viewing from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday (Today) in the church and 9-11 Thursday morning. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown. www.eliasfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, please donate to an educational fund for Buddy's daughters. You may send a check to St. George Orthodox Church with "Elyssa & Eyanna educational fund" in the memo line.