Lois A. Tasker
Lois A. Tasker
  • January 8, 1935 - July 2, 2013
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Tasker, Lois Anne 78 of Palm Harbor died Tuesday July 2nd. Born January 8, 1935, Rochester, N.Y she was the daughter of Dr. Roy and Eleanor Tasker of Lewisburg, PA. She is survived by her brother Bill Tasker (Sunbury, PA), Children; G. Scott Bittner (Brenda), LaVonne Walter, Terri Bittner (Robin), Todd Bittner (Deb); Grandchildren: Sandi, Julie, Ashley, Jeremiah and 6 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by her longtime companion Robert Girard of Palm Harbor, Florida. Predeceased by son David R. Bittner in 1981. She was a High School Cheerleader, Active in Square Dancing, Volunteered for many years at the Williamsport Hospital, active Palm Harbor United Methodist Church and Church Bible Studies, Synchrobells synchronized swimming team, Little League Team Mom, loved to travel-lived in Burma for a year with her parents, visited most of the continental United States, Europe and parts of Asia. Obtained her Realtors license and worked as a realtor before moving to Palm Harbor Florida. She was a devoted mother, active in her family's many activities throughout their school lives. Loved swimming and required swimming pools to be big enough to enable her to do flip turns. Her red hair and Irish ancestry was apparent in many forms namely her love of beer, phenomenally opinionated position on politics and world events. She was capable of terrorizing an entire neighborhood of kids with her rants. She was the only one capable of using her washing machine and on street parking meant you can park any on our street, just not in front of our house. She had remarkable hearing and could hear an gnat pass gas from across a room. She was an excellent cook and seamstress. Perfected the "New York Walk" and was a fan of the New York Yankees. She often shared child rearing tips with her daughter in law Brenda who to this day relishes those memories. She made regular trips to Disney World and she was a big Tigger fan and owned dozens of stuffed Tiggers. She especially loved authentic Chinese food and could pronounce Gow Ba from a menu. In China they just call it food. A memorial service will be held at a later date.