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Marjorie Wittman

March 20, 1922 - October 13, 2017

Marjorie Wittman, of Virginia Beach, entered Eternal Life on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the age of 95 years. She was born in Cleveland, Australia on March 20, 1922, to John Joseph Antonini and Elsie Caroline Thorpe Howarth Antonini. Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents, husband William John Wittman, son Daniel Joseph Wittman; daughter Dolores Ann Hoyt; and son Leonard James Wittman.

Left to cherish Marjorie’s memory are her daughter Estelle Spachmann and her husband Gary; like-a-daughter Betty Bourne; son Robert Wittman and his wife Patty; son Martin Wittman; son Richard Wittman; and his wife Bonnie; son Thomas Wittman and his wife Marion; son Anthony Wittman and his wife Pam; son John Wittman and his wife Michelle; daughter-in-law Helen Wittman; son-in-law Hal Hoyt; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; many loving nieces and nephews in Australia, New York, and Maryland; other relatives and friends.

Marjorie was an active member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. She was also a member and former president of the Legion Of Mary, and took much satisfaction in performing the Work Of Mercy of visiting the sick. She was also very full of life, creative, resourceful, thrifty, practical, generous, thoughtful, and kind.

A rosary will be prayed on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, VA) from 6:00 PM until 6:30 PM with visitation to follow until 8:00 PM. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church (5345 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA) at 10:00 AM. Procession to St. Mary Catholic Cemetery to follow the Mass. A reception will be held at the church following the cemetery.

The Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am


St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church

5345 Virginia Beach Blvd,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm


St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

3000 Church St
Norfolk, VA 23504

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