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Gary Witt

Gary Herbert Witt

Saturday, March 10th, 1951 - Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Obituary

Witt, Gary:

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Rosemarie for 48 years. Loving Dad of David (Patty) and Deanne Friess (Dave). Cherished Papa to Grace and Kate. Dear brother to Helen Dillmann and Karen Duldhardt. Sadly missed and remembered by brother-in-law, Frank Guthier (Inara) as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Mervyn (Ruth) and Elmer (Lorna) and brothers-in-law, Karl Dillmann and Rolf Duldhardt.

Gary was employed with Kraus Floors for 34 years retiring as CEO in 2007. He travelled all over the world for work, to several locations in the US, Europe and many other countries including, Saudi Arabia and over 35 visits to Australia. He continued to enjoy travelling the world after retirement with Rose and visited over 60 countries. He had a passion for history, news, current events and could often be found reading one of his three daily newspapers. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was also a loving minister in the New Apostolic Church.

Gary's family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 at the New Apostolic Church, 160 Margaret Ave, Kitchener. Funeral Service will be held by Bishop Apfelbeck at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the New Apostolic Church. Private interment at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Neuroendocrine Tumour Society or the New Apostolic Church would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 30th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 30th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    New Apostolic Church
    Address
    160 Margaret Ave.
    Kitchener, ON
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 31st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 31st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    New Apostolic Church
    Address
    160 Margaret Ave.
    Kitchener, ON
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  • Interment

    Location
    Parkview Cemetery
    Address
    335 University Avenue E.
    Waterloo, ON N2K 4P4
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Helga Censner

Posted at 12:34pm
With deepest sympathy and sincerely treasured memories. We shall never forget and wish you the most strength at this time.
Helga, Jasmine , Chris and Gary.
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Gail Bebenek

Posted at 01:29pm
Dear Rosie and family
We are so very sorry for your loss. We treasure the memories of Gary. Just know you are all in our thoughts and prayers
With our sincere love and prayers David and Gail
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Carmen Roecker

Posted at 10:38am
We are so saddened to hear of Gary’s passing. To you Rosemarie and family, our sincere condolences. We will forever have many fond memories of spending time with you both. Our hearts break for what you are going through. We wish you and your family great strength during this difficult time. Sincerely, Hans and Carmen R.
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Theresa Toews

Posted at 10:02am
Rose, my heart breaks for you and your family. Gary fought the good fight with you by his side. I will fondly remember all the years of helping you and Gary plan another adventure somewhere in the world and then live vicariously through your journey, always
anxious for a report upon your return home. Gary was a kind gentleman and will be greatly missed. Theresa Toews
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Wes, Stephanie, Emily, Richard & Elise

Posted at 11:58pm
With our deepest sympathy and all our love. We will miss Papa very much.
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