In Memory

Terry E. Witmer

Terry E. Witmer, 82, passed away suddenly at his residence on February 12, 2024.

He married Susan Hoffman in December 1966 and they recently celebrated their 57th anniversary.

He was born on April 24, 1941, in York, the son of Harry W. & Eugenie Dacheux Witmer.

Terry graduated from William Penn High School in 1959 where he played the trumpet in the band and orchestra.

Terry proudly served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1963.

Terry was one of the original officers of the Northern York County Regional Police when the Department was formed in 1972. He retired as a Sergeant and then began his second career as an agent with Prudential Insurance Company until his retirement.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 73, a life member of the Viking Athletic Assoc. and a longtime member of the York Sail & Power Squadron where he served as Commander in 1999/2000. He was also the Treasurer of the Class of ’59 reunion committee.

In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by his daughter Lisa and her husband Dr. Bret Fisher of Greer, S.C., as well as two granddaughters, of whom he was extremely proud, Dr. Nicolette Fisher, Charleston, S.C., and Kirsten Fisher, Madison, Wisc.

Terry loved boating, first on the Susquehanna River as a young man and then on the Chesapeake Bay aboard his Trojan 10 Meter. He and Susan enjoyed taking cruises, traveling to the Mediterranean, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii and numerous times to the Caribbean.

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