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Jeanette E. Witmer, 86, of Reagan Street, Sunbury, went to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family, at Geisinger Medical Center on September 13, 2017.
Jeanette was born January 11, 1931, the daughter of the late Modest B. and Thelma I. (Haddock) Foieri. She graduated from Shamokin High School in 1948 and married Donald T. Witmer Sr. on December 1, 1951, who passed on December 21, 2005.
Jeanette was employed at various businesses including Moore Business Forms in Lewisburg and retired from Time Markets of Shamokin Dam.
She was a member of Emmanuel EC Church of Shamokin.
She loved her family and her church. She enjoyed knitting and cooking.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children Joseph M. Witmer, Pamela J. Witmer, and Thomas F. Witmer Sr., siblings, Betty Castantini, Jacqueline Tharp and John Foieri.
She is survived by her children, Donald T. (Laura) Witmer Jr., of Middleburg, and Teresa "Terri" L. (Levi) Yoder, of Winfield; six grandchildren, Dawnette Fariello, Dawna (John) Moyer, D.T. (Mal) Witmer III, Thomas F. Witmer, Jr., Belinda Witmer and Troy (Delia) Witmer with whom she resided; five grea- grandchildren; sisters, Jean Reed and Judy Sodrick; daughter-in-law, Debbie Witmer; very special brother-in-law, Glen C. Witmer; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 2, with the Rev. Joshua Notestine officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be made atdavidzweierfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 14, 2017
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