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Lawrence "Poacher" Wittmann

November 11, 1949 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 71)


Lawrence “Poacher” Wittmann of Akron, passed away on September 5, 2021. He was born in Buffalo, New York on November 11,1949 to the late Bernard and Mildred Wittmann.

He honorably served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Lawrence worked most of his life as a painter in the union, and then owned Nick’s Repair in Akron. He was a proud member of the Vietnam Veterans USA Motorcycle Club Chapter “B”. In his spare time, Lawrence loved fishing, hunting, and riding his Harleys. 

Lawrence is survived by his loving children, Nicolle Wittmann and Adam Wittmann; cherished granddaughter, Gianna LoTempio; his brothers, Dave Wittmann, Dale Wittmann, and Edward Wittmann; his sisters, Marie Aquilana, Elizabeth Farr, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers, Robert Wittmann and Aloysius Wittmann. 

A brief Memorial Service will be held at 12:30 PM on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Avenue, Akron, NY 14001 followed by a Graveside Service with Military Honors at the Western New York National Cemetery in Corfu, NY at 2:00 PM. 

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Memorial Service
September 16, 2021

12:30 PM
Ross Funeral Home of Akron
10 Eckerson Avenue
Akron, NY 14001

Military Honors
September 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Western New York National Cemetery
1254 Indian Falls Road
Corfu, NY 14036

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