Richard (Rick) Wittig
Departed May 3, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida
Richard (Rick) Wittig, 81, of Palm Bay, Florida, died peacefully on May 3, 2022 surrounded by his family; following complications of surgery.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Doreen; his (step) daughters, Monika (David) Wilkinson of Dedham, Massachusetts and Danielle Kharman of Charlotte, North Carolina and grandsons John, Luke and Paul. He is also survived by his brothers Jack and Jerry and his sister Joan. He predeceased by his brother James.
He served proudly in the U.S. Navy.
Rick and Doreen were long-term partners in Real Estate. He liked to say that her taught her all she knew and then retired so she could continue in her successful career. Truth is, he was always in her corner giving her wise counsel and technical support.
Calling hours are Friday, May 13, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne, Florida. His Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10:00 am, followed by luncheon at The Mansion in “The Garden” at 1218 E. New Haven Avenue, Melbourne. Friends are encouraged to join the family to honor Rick.
Private interment with U.S. Navy honors will be at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Mims, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, his favorite charity.