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Witzell, Edward B. 91

  • Philadelphia
  • Born: 1923-09-11
  • Died: 2014-12-15
  • Funeral Home: Gilbert, Elizabeth Township | Get Directions
  • Edward Burris Witzell, 91, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. He was born Sept. 11, 1923, in McKeesport, and was a son of the late Charles D. and Mary Koribanic Witzell. He was retired from the US Postal Service Operations Division in Philadelphia and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his brother, Charles E. "Bud" Witzell; nieces, Michele (Daniel) Travato, Cynthia A. (George) Myers and Susan (Paul) Pajkurich; nephew, Michael C. (Paul) Chiaverini; and great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his companion of 40 years, Madeline "Kelly" Grimditch; sister, Martha Chiaverini; brothers, Lester F. Witzell Sr. and Robert James Witzell; and a nephew, Lester F. "Butch" Witzell Jr. There is no visitation. Funeral service with military honors took place Friday, Dec. 19, in St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. Arrangements are by the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Boston, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at
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