Harry G. Witzke Jr.

Mr. Witzke

Harry G. Witzke Jr., 93, lifelong resident of Johnstown, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY.

He was the son of the late Harry G. and Lillian Abrams Witzke Sr.

Mr. Witzke proudly served in the U.S. Army during WW II. Harry was employed as an oil burner installer and repairman for the Shepard Oil Company until his retirement. Mr. Witzke was a member of the Johnstown Reformed Church. He also liked to fly small planes and traveling, and was a former member of the Lazy 8 Radio Control Airplane Club.

On October 12, 1946. he was united in marriage to Joyce Reynolds Witzke until she passed in 1975.

Survivors include two daughters, Leigh Yerdon and Helen Frederick; two sisters, Anne Mosseau and Jeanne Brooks; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service for friends and family will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St., Johnstown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959.

Condolences may be made to the Witzke family at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.