87, of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on October 27, 2014. She was born in Erie, PA on January 17, 1927, the 2nd child of Joseph and Delphine (a member of the Seneca Indian Tribe). Alma married Albert J. Sitter on August 12, 1948, a union that lasted 60 years. They moved from Pennsylvania to Arizona in 1963.
After being a full time homemaker for 14 years, Alma completed an Associate’s Degree while working as a draftsperson for Honeywell in the Valley and retired in 1985. In retirement, she and her husband vacationed in Hawaii several times a year.
Alma is survived by 4 children: Diane McKechnie, Tere Lange, Frank Sitter and Joe Sitter; 3 grandchildren: Weston, Falisa and Molly; and 3 great grandchildren: Jaden, Rogan and Aria.
A celebration of Alma’s life will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix with visitation at 2:00pm and a funeral service at 3:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phx., AZ 85014.