Esther A. Witaszek, 98, of Syracuse, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Iroquois Nursing Home. She was born on April 20, 1919 to Anna and Adam Eppler. Esther was predeceased by her three husbands, Donald deWolfe, William Ryan and Stephen Witaszek; her siblings, Jerry Eppler, Warren Eppler, Norma Ehegartner, Alma Cunningham and Dorothy Burkhardt.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia deWolfe of Farmington, CT and Diane (William) Pirozzi of Syracuse; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Esther was deeply loved by her family and will be missed.
Her family would like to thank the first and fourth floor staff of Iroquois Nursing Home for all the loving care they have provided.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 23 at 9:15 am from Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd East, DeWitt and 10 am from Our Lady of Hope Church (formerly St. James Church) 4845 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours will be Thursday, February 22 from 4-7 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.