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Robert “Bobby” E. Witmer

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On June 13, 2019 @ 1:37 pm In Obituaries | 3 Comments

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Robert “Bobby” E. Witmer, 83, of Lancaster, passed away on June 7, 2019 at Conestoga View. He was the loving husband of Dorothy A. (Burke) Witmer of Lancaster.

Robert was born in Lititz, PA to the late Elmer and Ruth (Kreider) Witmer. He was a graduate of Lititz High School and served in the U.S. Army and then the National Guard. He was a member of St. Leo’s Church in Rohrerstown.

After graduating from high school in 1953, Robert moved to Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada, and played Junior League ice hockey for the Moose Jaw Canucks and was named Team MVP in 1961. He was an avid hockey and baseball fan, and enjoyed taking frequent trips to Canada. After retiring, he enjoyed traveling with his family and spending time with his grandchildren when they visited from Maryland.

Robert is survived by a daughter, Deborah Myers, wife of Brian Myers, of Sedona, AZ, two grandchildren, Collin Myers of Severna Park, MD, and Christopher Myers of Scottsdale, AZ, and two sisters, Sandy of Georgia, and Linda of Sykesville, MD. He was preceded in death by a son, Brian T. Witmer, of Lancaster, and a sister, Shirley L. Peiffer, of Lititz.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.


Condolences for the family of “Robert “Bobby” E. Witmer”

Condolence from Darwin Keener on June 14th, 2019 7:28 am

Dottie and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. I have many fond memories of Bobby and working on your home .
Darwin Keener

Condolence from Julia pavlik on June 14th, 2019 6:47 pm

Dottie,
Im so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this time. I really enjoyed getting to know you and Bobby while he was at conestoga view. He is going to be greatly missed by so many. I could always count on him to have the biggest smile for me and always enjoyed his unexpected visits in the therapy department:)
Im definitely going to miss those visits.
Much love
Julia from therapy

Condolence from Janette Collins on July 11th, 2019 12:06 pm

I was saddened to hear of this. I am now living in Louisiana. praying for you and the family Dot. Hope you still remember me from Brian.

Janette Collins ( boroughs)

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