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WITJES, Herman J.

WITJES - Herman J. 81, from Town of Niagara, on December 3, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born in Heerlen, Holland, on June 20, 1936. Herman came to the United States in 1955. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1959 to 1962. Herman was employed at Bell Aerospace, in Wheatfield, and was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Bergholz. Survivors include his wife, Joanne (Myers) Witjes; daughters, Lori (Robert) Cammarata of Newfane, NY and Michele Elliott of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Maureen Elliott, Derek (Megan) Cammarata, Corrin Elliott, and Michael (Brooke) Cammarata; two great-grandsons, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; brothers, Bernard Witjes of Australia, Hans Witjes of Tacoma, Washington, and Ernst Witjes of Heerlen, Holland; and sister, Minnie Batson Witjes of Tacoma, Washington.Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at St. James Lutheran Church, corner Niagara Road and Rohr Street, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield, on December 9, at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Dan Tabor officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church or the American Lung Association. Arrangements were with the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME.

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