Paul Witt
1952 - 2010

Paul S. Witt, Jr.

Paul S. Witt Jr. Aug. 16, 2010

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. Peter’s Church.

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.

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