Michael J. Witkus

May 5, 1945 ~ April 9, 2018 (age 72)

Michael J. Witkus, 72, of Orwigsburg, passed away Monday, April 9th, at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes Barre.

Michael was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1945, a son of the late Florence (Zelonis) and Joseph Witkus.

He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, and was formerly employed by Exide.

He is preceded in death by a son Timothy Witkus and brothers Robert and Joseph.

Michael is survived by a son Christopher Witkus, Hamburg; grandchildren Madelynn and Kylie; siblings Allen, Steven and David.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home , Cressona, at 10:30 am on Tuesday, April 17th, with Deacon Jack Quirk officiating.

A viewing for family and friends will be held Tuesday 9:30 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

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