John R. Wojtowicz, 71, of Garland, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, August, 20, 2019 at Corry Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 29, 1948 in Warren, Pa, a son to the late John C. Wojtowicz and Mary (Cobb) Wojtowicz who survives him of Youngsville, Pa. John worked for his family farm and trucking business for most of his life. He also worked for the Pennsylvania Game commission for 12 years as well as a part time security guard at Peek’n Peak Resort.
Better known to his friends as “Woj”, John was an avid outdoorsman and a recognizable face on the Erie steelhead creeks. He loved nothing better than to talk fishing and hunting, and to help others learn the sports. He especially enjoyed biking with Vicki and fishing with Shannon, Kenny, and Pastor Tim. John will be remembered as a kind and loving son, husband, father, and friend.
In addition to his mother, John is survived by his wife, Vicki (Nichols) Wojtowicz whom he married December 7, 1979 in Garland; and his daughter, Shannon (Kenneth) Clarke of Utah.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2pm at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 North Main Street, Youngsville, Pa 16371. The Rev. Timothy Olsen, pastor of the Garland Presbyterian Church, will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Garland Presbyterian Church, Garland, Pa. 16416. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.