Joan Wittek

Obituary of Joan Wittek

Joan Wittek, 89, of Pequannock, died Sunday, December 5, 2021.

Born in the Bronx, Joan was raised there, and was a graduate of New York City public schools. Marrying Charlie Wittek in July of 1954, the couple first lived in the Bronx before settling in Pequannock in 1963. 

Since moving to Pequannock, the Witteks have been active parishioners of Holy Spirit RC Church. 

Joan loved her home and always said, "Why leave? Everything I need is right here." With her husband of 67 years by her side, her twin sister next door, and her children and their families all living nearby, Joan was truly blessed with all that was important to her. 

She is lovingly survived by her husband, Charles Wittek; her children, Ann Scrudato and her husband Robert, John Wittek and his wife Maria, Steven Wittek and his girlfriend Sue Griffin, and Tom Wittek and his wife Dawn; her twin sister, Jean Murphy; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Eleanor Duffy; as well as her siblings, Thomas, Pat, Eleanor, and Dorothy. 

Visiting will be held Sunday, December 12 from 2-4 pm. A funeral Mass will be held 11 am Monday at Holy Spirit RC Church, Pequannock. Burial will follow at the First Reformed Cemetery, Pompton Plains. 

In lieu of flowers donations to Holy Spirit Church, 318 Newark Pompton Tpke. Pequannock NJ 07440 in Joan's memory would be greatly appreciated by her family. 





2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021
M. John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Tpke
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Monday, December 13, 2021
Holy Spirit RC Church
320 Newark Pompton Turnpike
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States