Tonawanda News


November 15, 2012

William C. Wittkowsky


William C. Wittkowsky, November 15, 2012, age 87, of North Tonawanda. Survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Wilma (nee Kuhn); cherished father of Ann (Katherine Powell) of Seattle and David (James Anderson) of Cleveland; and dear uncle of Susan Kick and Stephen Wittkowsky.
A graduate of NTHS and the New York Institute of Photography, he was a Master of Photography and second-generation proprietor of the Wittkowsky Studio. He served as Mayor of North Tonawanda from 1976-1979, and in later years authored the Flashback column of local history in the Tonawanda News. William was a WWII Army veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for battle heroism and the Purple Heart. He was a lifelong member of the United Church of Christ, including Friedens and Salem congregations.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 19th at 11 AM at Salem UCC, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda, with a luncheon to follow. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem UCC, Niagara Hospice or the UB Foundation-Anatomical Gift Program.
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