Joseph A. Nittinger, 81, retired from Bell Helicopter and a U.S. Air Force Korean War veteran, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Saginaw, Texas. Joseph A. Nittinger was born Oct. 9, 1931, in Williamsport, Pa. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ruth Nittinger. Survivoring are son, John Nittinger; daughter, Grace (Haynes) Nittinger; son, Frank Nittinger; and step-son, Benjamin Hernandez. Joseph also had six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Joseph was an original member of the Crooked Shot Hunting Club located in Bastress, Pa.