James "Wit" Witkowski, 84, of Williamstown, passed away Wednesday, January, 29th at the Hershey Medical Center.
James was born in Brooklyn, New York, April 27, 1935.
He was retired from Ft. Indiantown Gap.
He was a graduate of the former Williamstown High School where he was a stand out football player.
James was a member of the Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Lykens and a social member of the Williamstown American Legion.
He resided in Williamstown his entire life, where he could be found walking several miles a day, having walked a few thousand miles up and down the mountain over the years
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Salick Witkowski. James lost the love of his life, Judith Yanoscak, August 31, 2019.
Surviving are two sisters, Helen Boldis, Florida and Dorothy Tomaszewski and her husband Joseph, Brick, New Jersey; his beloved niece Debbie Goodell, Sayreville, NJ; many nephews, cousins and friends; James had a very dear and devoted friend, Charles Pinkerton and his wife Molly of Williamstown.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, February 3rd at 11:00 am from Our Lady Help of Christians Church, with Rev. Richard O'Nyamwaro as celebrant. Burial will be in the Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Williamstown. Viewing will be from 10-11 am at the church. Memorial donations in his memory can be made to his church, 732 Main Street, Lykens PA 17048. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com MAY HE REST IN PEACE.
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