Maureen C. Wittman

maureen-wittmanMaureen C. Wittman, 73, of 618 Vermont Road, St. Marys, passed away in her sleep on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at her home, after a lengthy bout with cancer.

She was born April 3, 1943, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Hilary “Jack” and Martha Brennan Schatz. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1961.

On September 15, 1962, in the St. Mary’s Church, she married John L. Wittman, who survives. Maureen is also survived by two daughters, Margaret DeLong and her husband Richard of Kane and Julia Braccia of Doylestown, PA; four sons, Thomas Wittman and his wife Bonnie of Mulica Hill, NJ, John Wittman and his wife Deana of St. Marys, Timothy Wittman and his wife Alejandra of Hibernia, NJ, and William Wittman and his wife Christie of St. Marys; and 12 grandchildren, Vito Braccia, Tommy Wittman, Robby Wittman, Abby Wittman, Hannah Wittman, Johnny Wittman, Evan DeLong, Erik DeLong, Gabby Wittman, Michael Wittman, Maddy Wittman, and Cameron Resch.  She is also survived by a sister, Nancy Votano and her husband Louis of Johnsonburg; and by two brothers, Jack Schatz and his wife Samantha of Liberty Twp., OH and Briant Schatz and his wife Sue of Blue Jay, CA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Calahan.

Maureen was a member of the St. Mary’s Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  She enjoyed playing tennis and dominoes with her friends and vacationing with her family.  She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, and farming.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church on Friday, October 28, 2016, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Oncology/Hematology Associates of Northern Pennsylvania, 635 Maple Avenue, DuBois, PA  15801.

Shari Schatz Rantanen October 26, 2016 at 11:22 am

Family,
So very sorry to hear the news of Aunt Maureen’s passing. Sorry I can not be there for her service. Thinking of you all.

Much love,
Shari

Helen Rosette October 26, 2016 at 1:05 pm

Mr. Wittman, Julie, and siblings:

So very sorry to hear of your wife/mother’s passing.
She was a quite a lady and I have fond memories of her. God bless your family.

Helen (Mahovlich) Rosette

Debbi "Werneth" Bowers October 26, 2016 at 1:30 pm

I am very sorry you lost your Mother, Julie. Our family will keep your family in our prayers.

Steve Mazzaferro October 26, 2016 at 8:09 pm

My condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss.

Pete McMackin October 26, 2016 at 8:10 pm

Sympathy to all. You all have great memories of her to keep you smiling and to pass along to others. I won’t be able to attend the wake to see you all, but I will be thinking of the Witts. Pete

Laura Malone Orndorf October 26, 2016 at 8:17 pm

I was saddened to hear of Maureen’s passing. I have many warm memories of her. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones through this difficult time.

Kim Wagner Hoffman October 26, 2016 at 8:38 pm

Julie, I’m so very sorry for the loss of your mother. May she Rest In Peace. Thoughts and prayers to your family.

Beth Kamats October 26, 2016 at 9:37 pm

Our sincere condolences for your loss. Words seem insufficient at a time like this. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult process.
May time bring fond memories and peace to you all. She is with God, watching over you. May you find strength in the knowledge that she is no longer experiencing the pains and sufferings of Earth.

Sincerely,
Beth Kamats, Alex and Casey Minnick

Donna Meyer October 26, 2016 at 10:13 pm

Julie and family,
May you find comfort in the memories you have of your mother. With deepest sympathy.

Denise Lyons Pesce October 30, 2016 at 9:26 pm

Sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Denise Pesce

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