Marvin Witmer

Marvin J. Witmer

Thursday, November 21st, 1940 - Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Romulus - Marvin J. Witmer, 79, of Romulus, NY, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Mar 27, 2020, at his home.

According to requirements relating to the COVID-19, controlled calling hours will be held on Tuesday (March 31) from 1 PM to 4 PM and 5 PM to 8 PM at the Waterloo Mennonite Church, Waterloo, NY. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in the adjoining church cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY. Please consider leaving a condolence in memory of Marvin at:

He was born November 21, l940, to the late Arnold and Ruth (Sweigart) Witmer. He was a member of the Waterloo Mennonite Church. One of his greatest joys in life was serving as a missionary in Guatemala and Ghana. For 31 years he was the owner and operator of Witmer’s' Electric.

Mourning his passing are his wife, Esther Mae (Weaver) Witmer; sons, Jeffrey (Sylvia) Witmer of Seneca Falls, Joseph (Elaine) Witmer, of Seneca Falls, Jonathan Witmer, of Frayzeysburg, OH, Joel (Miriam) Witmer of Richland, PA; daughters, Sharon (Philip) Champ, of Jackson, KY, Anne Witmer, of Millersburg, OH, Joanna (Ephraim ) Penrod of Geneva; 37 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, James (Nancy) Witmer of Spring Grove, PA, David (Gwendolyn) Witmer, of Stevens, PA, four sisters, Phoebe (Richard) Thompson, of Felton, DE, Verna (Irvin) Horst, of Pine Grove, PA, Edith (Moses) Burkholder, of Myerstown, PA, Miriam (Melvin) Sauder, of Beavertown, PA; a sister-in-law, Marie Witmer. His daughter-in-law, Esther Penrod Witmer.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Waterloo Mennonite Church
    Address Not Available
  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Waterloo Mennonite Church
    Address Not Available
Funeral services and burial, in the Waterloo Mennonite Cemetery, will be private.


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Lamar and Marcia Zimmerman

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Thank you for bravely showing the way to sheltering orphans and giving them an opportunity to know God, Marvin and Esther Mae.
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