Bruce Bither

Bruce Bither, of Bridgewater, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019, after a short battle of cancer. He leaves his loving wife of 21 years, Linda (Morris). He was the son of the late Roger & Marguerite Bither (Noyes) and was raised in South Boston. He is survived by his sister, Gretchen Spears of Pennsylvania; two brothers, Charles Bither of Maine and Randall Bither of Quincy; and also is the loving uncle of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bruce was predeceased by his late siblings Christine Glavin, Roger (Butch) Bither and Scott Bither.
Bruce worked for Hebrew Senior Life at Orchard Cove in Canton as a maintenance engineer for many years and leaves behind many friends. He served in the US Navy on the USS Sea Leopard, SS 483. He was an avid NE Patriots fan who loved to watch & cheer on every game with his wife Linda, and many may not know, loved to dance and play the harmonica.
He was a member of the South Shore Harley Owners Group.
All are invited to attend a Celebration of Bruce’s life on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 9-11:30 am at Boston Cremation, 115 North Main St., Mansfield, MA with a graveside service follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA at 1:45 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bruce’s memory to: Palliative Care, 330 Brookline Avenue, YA-109, Boston, MA 02215 or through their website:


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  1. Mark Morris on April 16, 2019 at 10:54 pm

    Dearest Linda my heart is so broken for you . I know all the time , love , pain and heart ache you have been through . I wish you Gods love and strength as you make your way through one day at a time . My families thoughts , prayers and love are with you . God Bless

  2. Bill ventura on April 17, 2019 at 12:25 am

    So sorry to hear of your passing. Prayers to Linda and family. Bona

  3. Cindi Lane on April 17, 2019 at 12:35 am

    Linda, Walter & I continue to send you our love mixed with hugs and kisses on the loss of Bruce. Love, Cynthia & Walter

  4. Jean Magadieu on April 17, 2019 at 1:13 am

    I am so sorry Linda for the loss of your sweet hubby and best friend. May God hold you close while you go through this very difficult time❤️

  5. Andrew Morris on April 17, 2019 at 1:17 am

    Linda, We all loved Bruce along side of you and now we mourn his passing along side of you. I love you.

  6. Norma Guarino on April 17, 2019 at 1:49 am

    Linda, Mike & I are so heartbroken for you. So sorry for your loss. We are here for you if you need anything. You are in our thoughts and prayers thru this difficult time. Norma & Mike Guarino

  7. Christine Walters on April 17, 2019 at 1:54 am

    my deepest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you Linda.

    Christine Walters and family

  8. Ardeen Alexander on April 17, 2019 at 2:27 am

    Linda. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers and this time. Sending love and hugs. Ardeen and Ed

  9. Joanie Barretto on April 17, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Linda, so sorry to hear about Bruce.. Hopefully all your wonderful memories of him will help you through this difficult time.

  10. Joanie Barretto on April 17, 2019 at 9:27 am

    Linda, so sorry to hear about Bruce. Hopefully all your wonderful memories of him will help you through this difficult time..please accept my deepest sympathy..

  11. ANNE GILMER on April 17, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    Dear Linda, You carried Bruce through this time with strength and love. Please know that strength and love surround you now and Bruce’s spirit endures. With love, Anne & Marvin

  12. Diane and Family on April 17, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    Dear Linda, Words cannot express our love for you and Bruce and the deep sadness we feel at his passing. Joy and I are so greatfull for the time we had enjoying his company. Please know how large the family is that supports you now and always. May God bless you with His strength and love.

  13. Carole Johnson on April 17, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Bruce was such a great part of our Orchard Cove family for so many years. Our deepest condolences go to all of his family – we will all miss him!

  14. Susan Flashner Fineman on April 17, 2019 at 6:31 pm

    I work at Orchard Cove and worked with Bruce for many years. I was always struck by Bruce’s consistent willingness to help at any time. He was so friendly and had a great sense of humor. I enjoyed seeing and chatting with him as he worked throughout the Orchard Cove Building. I will miss his friendly face and smile.

  15. Currie Morris on April 17, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    Dear Linda I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Bruce. May the support of your family and friends give you the strength to get through the following days and months ahead, God Bless You

  16. Larry and Carole Bernier on April 18, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    We are only 60 steps away from your door to ours. A chat, a glass of wine, or just a visit going over memories, the door is always open neighbor. Larry and Carole

  17. Linda on April 18, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    Love you dearly and forever

  18. Cyndi Noyes on April 18, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    Cousin, my memories of you from weddings, funerals, dinners at your Mom’s house, seeing you at Grandma Noyes’, are of fun and a love for life. My sorrow for your wife, your brothers and sister, family and friends, May their memories of you ease their grief.

  19. Allison karsay on April 19, 2019 at 12:24 am

    I worked with Bruce for many years at orchard cove and am a Mansfield resident. Bruce was always kind and helpful and very caring. I always enjoyed chatting with him. I will never forget him driving behind me after a work function to make sure I got home safely because I had a cocktail or two. Just a great man who will be missed by many,

  20. Patricia and Marina on April 19, 2019 at 10:28 am

    We will miss our very dear and beautiful friend, Bruce forever, we were so privileged to have worked with him for many years. It’s hard to think of Orchard Cove without him; when we walk through the hallways we will miss seeing him there rushing around and helping so many. Our hearts are broken. While we think of Bruce, we can’t but think of Linda and keep her in our prayers and thoughts.
    Marina and Patricia.

  21. Lisa Buccieri on April 19, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    I worked with Bruce at Orchard Cove and he was the best. I just found out about his illness and I am very sorry. I will miss him so much.

  22. Mary Briggs on March 4, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    Linda, I am truly sorry for the passing of Bruce. I have been thinking of you both and I just found out. Please reach out to me for anything..
    Love always,


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