In Remembrance of Thelma Witkowski

Thelma Witkowski

Thelma Witkowski

Dunmore, PA July 1, 1921 ~ June 9, 2014 Date of Service: June 10, 2014

Thelma Witkowski, 92, of Scranton, died Monday morning at home.  She was the wife of Ruben Witkowski.

Born in Hazleton, daughter of the late Isaac and Florence Mullin Singer, she was a graduate of Hazleton High School and went on to attend Penn State University.  She was a member of Machzikeh Hadas and its sisterhood, as well as B’nai Brith Women, a life member of Hadassah, and an avid supporter of Camp Ramah.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed reading, and whose true joy was her family.

Surviving is a son, Isaac Witkowski and wife Susan, Omaha, NE; daughters Florence Dmitrovsky and husband Ethan, Houston, TX; and Annie Fierman and husband Daniel, Kingston; grandchildren Zoe and Adam Donnell, Tess, Sarah, and Jacob Dmitrovsky, Lily, Rose, William and Norah Fierman, and Gabrielle and Julian Witkowsky; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery by Rabbi Mordechai Fine. 

Friends will be received during shiva Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the family residence, 725 N. Webster Ave.; and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the residence of her daughter Annie Fierman, 155 Butler St., Kingston.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.






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Joe sabatini
Posts: 1
Reply #1 on : Tue June 10, 2014, 19:40:49
Sadness here on hearing of Thelma's passing. I felt enriched after having been in her company. Regards from me to Ruben.