Tonawanda News

November 15, 2012

William C. Wittkowsky

The Tonawanda News


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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