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Obituary of James B. Witman

James B. Witman, 73, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Manorcare Health Services in West Reading, PA.


Born in Pottstown, PA on May 18, 1945, James was the son of the late Homer and Florence (Wamsher) Witman.


James graduated from Pottstown High School in 1963. He then served in the Army as a medical assistant from 1966-1969, and ultimately retired from Boyertown Wagner Electric. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, visiting the Neag Planetarium in Reading, and being a member of the Neversink Gun Club in Reading.


He is survived by one brother, Gerald Witman, Pottstown, PA; one niece, Lori (Witman) Reinhart, Pottstown, PA; one nephew, David Pfeffer; two grandnieces, Daisy Reinhart and Heather (Pfeffer) Diaz; one grandnephew, Joshua Pfeffer; and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.


He is predeceased by one sister, Virginia Pfeffer.


Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com