Paul S. Witt, Jr.,
58, of N. James St., Rome, passed away on
Monday, August 16, 2010, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New
Hartford, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on
August 6, 1952, in Rome, the son of Paul and Veronica Larkin Witt, Sr.
He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. He was a New York State Fishing
Guide for many years. Paul previously worked for the Rome Cable Corp.
and the Pettibone Corp.
Paul proudly served
his country as a decorated member of the
United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St.
Paul was an active
fisherman and loved horse racing. He was an
avid poker and pool player. Paul was loved by everyone who knew him and
will be missed by all.
Surviving are four
brothers, Patrick Witt, of Rome, John Witt,
of Blossvale, Thomas Witt and Robert Witt, both of Rome; three nieces,
Lacey, Jennie and Laura; two nephews, Buster and Michael; and his
special canine friend, "Dancer."
Funeral services will
be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 20,
2010, at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St.,
Rome. Interment will take place in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family and
friends are invited and may call on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at
the funeral home. Contributions may be made in Paul’s memory to the
Rome Humane Society.