Peter Josef Wittmann, 66, Jefferson Township, died early Tuesday morning in Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. He and his wife the former Mary Simyan had celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on June 23rd.
Born in Herrsching, Germany he was the son of the late Josef and Ruth Gafel Wittmann. He was a member of St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Dunmore and worked as an over the road truck driver for Horwith Trucks in Northampton. Peter and his wife Mary enjoyed boating and fishing every year at their favorite place, The Candlelight Cottages on Lake George.
Also surviving are a daughter, Tiffany Wittmann, Daleville, a grandson, Anthony Loiacono, Daleville, a brother Wilfried “Willie” Wittmann, Taylor, two sisters-in-law, JoAnn and Andrea, three brothers-in-law, Michael, Joseph, and Paul, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by his in-laws Nicholas and Irene Simyan.
The funeral will be Monday in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Office of Christian Burial at 3PM by Rev. Robert Lozinski.
Friends may call Monday from 12PM to 3PM.
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