Alice E. Witzky
July 30, 1930 ‒ April 14, 2017
MANSFIELD: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5&6) Alice Witzky’s life verse focused on trust. She walked in strong faith, not by sight, was devoted to her husband, children extended family, and more importantly to the Lord. Passing from this life to her eternal reward in heaven, Alice E. Witzky, 86, died Friday morning, April 14, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.
The daughter of John and Evelyn (Davis) Teeter, she was born July 30, 1930 in Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania. On April 17, 1954 she married Bob Witzky. The two raised their four children in Mansfield. A devoted wife and mother, Alice prayed daily for her family. She enjoyed reading and studying her bible, memorizing scripture, poems and music. She had a beautiful spirit, was able to love others unconditionally, and made everyone feel at home.
Active in the church, she was a former member of Marion Avenue Grace Brethren Church where she served as secretary of youth fellowship. She was instrumental in starting Lexington Grace Brethren Church and Cornerstone Grace Brethren Church where she was a former deaconess and current member. Alice loved children. Known as “Aunt Alice”, and serving in the church nursery, she helped care for hundreds of babies and children over the years.
She worked at Therm-O-Disc retiring after 32 years. Alice was an amazing cook and made the best homemade maple rolls.
She is survived by her husband Bob Witzky of Mansfield, children Judy Boggs of Lexington, Jerry (Darlene) Witzky of Mansfield, Keith (Tracy) Witzky of Lexington, and Cheryl (Tony) Grega of Ontario; grandchildren and their spouses Ben, Sarah, Rachel, Jesse, Tyler, Jacob, Nathan, Andrew, Samuel, Britni, and Philip; great grandchildren Hannah, Lukas, Ellie, and Natalie; sisters Lois Konves of Phoenix, Arizona, Eva Mae (Jim) Brundage of Mansfield, Twila Alger of Ashland, and Antha (Dennis) Reidl of Mansfield; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her son-in-law Roy A. Boggs; brothers Glen, Jack, and Clyde Teeter.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 4-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services celebrating the life of Alice E. Witzky will be Wednesday at 11 am. Pastor Les Vnasdale will officiate. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Alice, may be made to Snyder Funeral Homes to assist the family with funeral expenses.
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