Eric Dittmer, 65, of Butler passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Thursday, October 8, 2020 following a lifelong battle with alcohol addiction. He was born April 9, 1955 to the late Louis A. and Bernadette K. Dittmer.
Eric was a 1973 graduate of Butler High School and he attained an Associate’s Degree in Business from BC3. He worked in records management for PPG and General Motors before retiring from the Slippery Rock University Athletic Department.
He is survived by daughters, Allison (Jeffrey) Betts & Kristen L. Dittmer, both of Butler and beautiful granddaughters, Avery & Harper Betts. He is also survived by siblings, Sharon (Bruce) Egolf of Beaver, Connie Dittmer of Butler, and Kevin (Cathy) Dittmer of Columbus, OH, and a number of nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah A. (Kovach) Dittmer on July 12, 2020, and his brother, Gordon of SC.
Eric’s remains will be cremated and there will be no service, as per his wishes and those of his family by the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER, PA 16001 WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. Addiction to alcohol is a disease that destroys the addict & their relationships with family, friends, and neighbors; yet each addict is a Child of God worthy of love. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Butler Health System’s Alcohol Addiction Program.
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