Stephen M. Witizen, 70, formerly of Mahanoy City and Drums, passed away early Sunday morning at ManorCare Health Services, Pottsville.
Born in New York City, he was a son of the late Stephen Witizen Sr.
He was a 1963 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School.
Steve was a decorated Navy veteran during the Vietnam era. He was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and was a member of the American Legion Post, Freeland.
He worked at Dorr-Oliver, the Tobyhanna Army Depot and at Union Carbide, N.J., as a machinist. He was also a truck driver for Barletta Trucking and a bus driver for Luzerne/Carbon Trans System and Hazle Public Transportation before retiring.
Steve is survived by several cousins in Connecticut, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family at a later date. Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.