OBITUARY

William Adam Wiktorek

July 17, 1939March 9, 2014
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William Adam Wiktorek, of Charlotte, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. He was 74 years old. Born July 17, 1939 in Johnson City, NY, he was the only son born to the late William Adam Wiktorek and Sophia Gaska Wiktorek.

Following graduation from Johnson City High School, Mr. Wiktorek joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served from November of 1958 until August of 1970. He was honorably discharged as a Captain.

Mr. Wiktorek worked in Real Estate Property Management with Morningside Apartments. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus #7343, V.F.W. Post #9488, and the American Legion. His hobbies included woodworking and fly fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife of thirteen years, Marie F. Wiktorek; his children, Christine Button, Timothy Wiktorek, William Wiktorek, Daniel Wiktorek, Michael Wiktorek and Amanda Haugen, all presently living in North Carolina; and 15 grandchildren. Also surviving are extended family members that he held dear, including his sister, Kathleen Krise of Broken Arrow, OK; and his lifelong friend, Gene Corey.

His family will receive friends from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill. A Funeral Mass will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 8451 Idlewild Road in Charlotte, with the Rev. Patrick Hoare, celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758518, Topeka, KS 66675.

Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.

Services

  • Funeral Mass Saturday, March 15, 2014
  • Visitation Friday, March 14, 2014
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Patti Matys

March 18, 2014

I will always remember the many times I was honored to serve you Holy Communion at SJN. You always gave me such a lovely smile. Gene Corey was also one of my late husband's best
friends. All great Johnson City guys! You will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Rest in peace.

Julie Michalak

March 14, 2014

Most of my memories are from a very long time ago but I still hold them very dear in my heart. Bill always made you feel welcomed, loved, and part of "the clan". He was a fun guy who worked hard and gave a lot of himself to others. I will truly miss him and always cherish the times I've spent with all of you in Charlotte. Love you guys. Hold on to each other. You are always on my mind and in my prayers.

Lori Lau

March 14, 2014

Well Mr. Bill, you were always kind and fair and I will always remeber your wonderful sense of humor! You made a huge impact not only on my life but for many many others as well! RIP dear friend.

Kathie and Jim Krise

March 14, 2014

The family misses you.
Thanks.

John Bousman

March 14, 2014

Mr. Wiktorek, as a former employer and friend, I can't say enough good about you. You gave me a chance when many people wouldn't have. Thanks for the pleasant memories. I wish to express condolences to all his family and friends. He will be missed.

Dusty Davis

March 13, 2014

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of my dear friend. He was always so good to me and I felt like he was part of my family. I love you my friend. Rest in peace.

March 13, 2014

William (Bill), Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Lisa H. Sanders
(CMPD)

Laura Murphy

March 13, 2014

To the Wiktorek family,

We are so sorry to hear about Bill. My mom was always very fond of him and held him very close to her heart. She was so happy that she got a chance to speak to him just recently. He will be greatly missed. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

With love,

Aunt Josie and Uncle Chuck (Hamm)
Michele, Andy, and Sarah
Laura and Kevin

norm melious

March 13, 2014

Bill was a big brother to me growing up on stella road and going to stella school. R.I P brother thanks for all you did serving our country. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
norm melious
estero florida

Anthony Morlando

March 13, 2014

Bill
You were a common fixture at St. John Neumann, Both you and Marie would always smile as my family and I passed by. Who knew that all these years I never knew you grew up in Johnson City, NY. We grew up in Endicott, just a stones throw away. You will be greatly missed by so many of your friends at St. John Neumann. May Gods perpetual light and love shine upon you forever. Anthony Morlando & Family