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106 South Center
PO Box 192
Gardner, KS 66030
Phone: 913-856-7111
Fax: 913-884-7009
Naim Bitar

Naim George Bitar

Tuesday, September 11th, 1928 - Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Naim George Bitar, 90, of Shawnee, KS passed away March 28, 2019 at Advent Health Systems. Visitation will be held 10:00 Tue., April 2, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, KS (913) 592-2244. Graveside service follows at 11:00 am at Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, KS. Condolences may be left at

Naim was born Sept. 11, 1928 in Idlib, Syria to George and Olga (Khouri) Bitar. He married Farida Jarjour in Damascus, Syria in 1955. Naim came to the US in 1989 and became a US citizen in 2000. He lived in Wichita before retiring in Shawnee to be near family. Naim worked as a translator/diplomat for the Spanish Embassy for 25 years. He loved politics. Naim was the best dad ever and family was very important to him, especially spending time with grandchildren. Naim was known to have a “sweet tooth.” He will be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, George Bitar; siblings: Afdoc Bitar, John Bitar, and Albert Bitar. Naim is survived by his wife, Farida, of the home; son, Ghattas and wife Stacey Bitar, Spring Hill, KS and daughter, Raja Bitar and husband Tony Bazo, Montreal, Canada; siblings: Victor Bitar, Phoenix, AZ and Montaha Bitar, Los Angeles, CA; six grandchildren: Naim, Alfrida, Peter, Paul, Maria, and Elijah; great-grandchild, Jessa.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Bruce Funeral Home Spring Hill
    712 South Webster
    SPRING HILL, KS 66083
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  • Service

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 11:00am
    Spring Hill Cemetery
    750 W Lawrence St
    SPRING HILL, KS 66083
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    Graveside service
  • Interment

    Spring Hill Cemetery
    750 W Lawrence St
    SPRING HILL, KS 66083
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    Graveside service 11:00 am following visitation.


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Posted at 03:37pm
Ghattas, Stacey, and Eli, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our warmest condolences,
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Posted at 02:47pm
My sincere condolences goes out to the family during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort in God's promise at Revelation 21:3,4 where we look forward to a time when there will be no more pain and death any more.


Posted at 08:33am
With deepest sympathy from Victor Bitar, Pete and Lisa Bitar, Dan, and Monica Bitar, Julie and Ryan Zook and all our families. We love and miss you.
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Ghattas - our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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