Chris Bittaker, age 58, of Clearwater, passed away unexpectedly at home on October 26, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Pamela, of Clearwater; daughters Michaela (Daysha) Moore of Seattle and Mallory Bittaker of Oldsmar; two grandsons Raiden and Sho; his parents, Tom and Edna Bittaker of Clearwater; brother Shane (Angela) Bittaker of Clearwater; sister Michelle Bittaker of Hudson; and many nieces and nephews. Chris is also survived by his loyal companion puppy Heywood.
Chris had a lifelong passion for cooking and worked as a Chef for many years at Disney World Resort in Orlando, before he and Pam moved to Clearwater. In addition to spending time in his treasured man-cave, he also enjoyed fishing. Chris and Pam enjoyed camping together. Chris is currently first in both of his fantasy football leagues.
Chris was a character with a gruff exterior and a huge heart. He was a loving father with a big contagious laugh. He will be deeply missed.
The family plans a Celebration of Chris' Life at their residence on Sunday, November 13th at 2pm. Please contact Pam for the exact address and park your vehicle at St. Cecilia's Church. Food and drink will be provided.