April 05, 1933 - December 11, 2012
Leonard W. Bitant 79 of Rotonda West, Florida died December 11, 2012. He was born April 5, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to William and Bertha (Hirsch) Bitant.
He moved to the Englewood area in 1998 from Roselle, Illinois. He was a retired Electronics Engineer for Siemens Corporation.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Faith Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #110 both of Rotonda, the Englewood Elks Lodge and past Commander of American Legion Post 1084 of Roselle, Illinois.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth; sons, Jeffrey of Franklin, Wisconsin, Steven of San Antonio, Texas and Allen of Macomb, Illinois; grandchildren, Stephanie, Christopher, Jennifer, Sarah, Amelia, Marie, William, Jeanie and Julianna; nieces, Sharon, Alice and Katy; nephew, Benjamin and two great nieces, Olivia and Nikki. He was predeceased by his sister, Irene Bohlmann.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow at Lemon Bay Funeral Home of Englewood.