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Tuesday, 29 June 2021 13:28

Peter Maers Wittie

Peter Maers Wittie, 88, of Midlothian, VA passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. He was born on May 7, 1933, in Chicago, IL to the late Philip W. Wittie and Mary M. Wittie Geiger.

Mr. Wittie is survived by his wife of 38 years, Nancy Hargrave Wittie, three children; Shaune W. Meredith (Richard) of Norfolk, VA, Carrie W. Goehausen (John) of Leawood, KS and P. Dale Wittie (Patty) of Glen Allen, VA; one stepson; Jason A. Holloway (Cheryl) of Virginia Beach, VA; seven grandchildren; Richard “Rich” Meredith (Hunter) of Norfolk, VA, Andrew Meredith (Haruka) of Tokyo, Japan and Henry Meredith (Meghan) of Raleigh, NC, Caroline G. Curzon (Peter), Abigail and Camille Goehausen, of San Francisco, CA and Evan Wittie of Glen Allen, VA; three step grandchildren; Landon, Tyler, and Kole Holloway of Virginia Beach, VA; four great-grandchildren; Brody and Archer Curzon, Noah and Teddy Meredith; and due in September, baby girl Curzon. Mr. Wittie served in the US Army at Fort Eustis, VA. Professionally, his greatest accomplishment was graduating from the Virginia State Police Academy in 1957. He proudly served with the Virginia State Police for 15 years before joining and retiring from the Prince George County Sheriff’s Dept. in 1991. He was a highly respected and dedicated Virginia State Trooper and Prince George County Deputy, serving the Commonwealth of VA for 28 years with compassion, care, and love for his community. Mr. Wittie was an active church member, served on the Board of Trustees and several other committees. He was an avid fan of the Richmond Robins, Rifles, and Renegades Ice Hockey teams. Most of all, he was a lifelong Chicago Cubs baseball fan. A service will be held at Woodlake United Methodist Church, 15640 Hampton Park Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832 on Friday, July 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. followed by visitation and reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Woodlake United Methodist Church or the Virginia State Police Alumni Inc., 14746 Boyce’s Cove Dr., Midlothian, VA 23112-2255. The family is being served by Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, VA. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.

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  • Comment Link Craig Parrish Thursday, 01 July 2021 07:48 posted by Craig Parrish

    Nancy,
    I am so sorry to learn of Pete's passing and wanted you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely,
    Craig Parrish

  • Comment Link william f. corvello Wednesday, 30 June 2021 09:17 posted by william f. corvello

    Our deepest sympathy to the Wittie family in the passing of Pete whom we remembered well from his service with the state police. A warm and friendly individual, he was well received by the public he served years ago as well as by fellow members of the state police.

    Bill Corvello
    State Police retiree

  • Comment Link MaryCatherine Fetty Wednesday, 30 June 2021 08:08 posted by MaryCatherine Fetty

    We were so sorry to hear of Pete's passing. He was loved by many. Sending love and prayers to you all.

    Love,

    MaryCatherine, Ashlyn, & Rylan Fetty