Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Elmer Weston Witmer

Male 1924 - 2005  (81 years)


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  • Name Elmer Weston Witmer 
    Born 28 Jun 1924  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1962  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-172734 
    Died 27 Oct 2005  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I172734  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Abram Lincoln "Lincoln" Witmer,   b. 11 May 1913, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1986  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Edna Marie Snider,   b. 15 Sep 1912, German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 2007  (Age 95 years) 
    Family ID F20800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Monica Marie Runstedler,   b. 6 May 1935,   d. 4 Jul 2004  (Age 69 years) 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F50039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elmer Weston Witmer died peacefully at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Thursday, October 27, 2005, age 71. Devoted husband and best friend of the late Monica Witmer (July 4, 2004). Loving father of Denise Witmer (Paul Panagapka), Danny (Christine) Witmer, Debbie (Mike) Gordon and Dana (Rob) Waters. Fun loving and cherished grandpa of Lacey and Christine McAllister, Isaac Panagapka, Tyler and Brittany Witmer, Cameron and Nicole Gordon and Mitch and Brody Waters. Elmer will be greatly missed by his mother Edna Witmer and by his brothers and sisters Darcy (Donna) Witmer, Ross (Evelyn) Witmer, Lynne (late Frank) Hoffman, and by Joe (Liz) Witmer. He will be sadly missed by his extended family and by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Lincoln Witmer. Elmer was the owner of Witmer's Garage in St. Jacobs for over 36 years. His optimism and friendly smile warmed many hearts. Friends are invited, to share their memories of Elmer with his family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South in Waterloo on Sunday, October 30, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A morning prayer service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, October 31, 2005 at 9: 30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's RC Church, 240 Hemlock Street, Waterloo at 10 a.m. with the Rev. James Malone as celebrant. The parish prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon at 3: 45 p.m. Interment in Parkview Cemetery. In Elmer's memory, donations may be made to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or Cancer Research and can be arranged through the funeral home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, P., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, P. (1934). Elmer Weston Witmer (1934-2005) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 28 February 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22470715/elmer-weston-witmer.

    2. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Anthony Alexander Runstedler - Feb 21 1962 pg 4.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 2005 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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