WILLIAMSTOWN • James “Wit” Witkowski, 84, of Williamstown, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Hershey Medical Center. James was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 27, 1935. He was a graduate of the former Williamstown High School where he was a standout football player. He was retired from Ft. Indiantown Gap. James was a member of 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 through the years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Salick Witkowski. James lost the love of his life, Judith Yanoscak, Aug. 31, 2019. Surviving are two sisters, Helen Boldis, Florida, and Dorothy Tomaszewski and her husband Joseph, Brick, N.J.; his beloved niece. Debbie Goodell, Sayreville, N.J.; 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 was celebrated Feb. 3 from Our Lady Help of Christians Church, with Rev. Richard O’Nyamwaro as celebrant. Burial was in Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Williamstown. Memorial donations in his memory can be made to his church, 732 Main St., Lykens PA 17048. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. was entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guest book, visit dimonfuneralhome.com MAY HE REST IN PEACE.
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