Christine E. Witte of Perkasie died suddenly on Monday, January 27, 2014, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was 51.
She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald F. Witte.
Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of Joan D. Price Scanlon of Ivyland and the late William J. Scanlon.
Chris was a resident of Perkasie for the past 26 years. She was a graduate of Council Rock High School, Class of 1980. For more than 20 years, she was employed as a cashier at Giant Food Store in Perkasie. Chris was a dance instructor at Elite Dance Academy in Richboro. She was an avid walker who enjoyed her daily exercise. She was a member of the “Flamingals,” a group of ladies who loved to travel together, socialize on a regular basis and play board games. She enjoyed spending time with her family including her children and grandchildren.
In addition to her beloved mother, she is survived by her three children, Kristen Rhodes and her husband, Ryan, Ryan Witte and Taylorann Witte, all of Perkasie, her two brothers, Michael W. Scanlon and his wife, Terry, Patrick Scanlon, and her three sisters, Kathleen Sanders and her husband, Doug, Mary Ellen Scanlon and her partner, Dawn, and Joanne Schaefer and her husband, Doug. She is also survived by her two dear grandsons, Ryder and Jackson.
Chris’ family will receive condolences on Friday, Jan. 31, from 4:30 p.m. until her Prayer Service and Words of Remembrance at 6 p.m. at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Avenue (at Sandy Ridge Road) in New Britain. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Taylorann Witte Trust Fund, C/O William Penn Bank, 8150 Route 13, Levittown, PA 19057.