KITTERY – Betty Jean Bittner, 73, passed away May 22, 2004, at a Kittery hospital. She was born on June 15, 1930, at Houlton, the daughter of Whitfield R. and Dorothy (Frasier) Curtis. She was employed for many years as a bookkeeper and cafeteria worker having retired from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. She is survived by a sister, Peggy Sanders and her husband, Laurence, of Smyrna; and a brother, Whitfield F. Curtis and his wife, Donna, of Littleton. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert; and an infant sister, Phyllis. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Evergreen Cemetery in Houlton. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home.