Skip to main content

Kenneth F. Witham, 65

Jul 15, 2014 03:40PM, Published by Bill Gilman, Categories: Faith, Today

Attorney Kenneth F. Witham, age 65, a Lawrence resident, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away at the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading on Friday, July 11, 2014.

Born in Cambridge on August 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Joseph G. Witham and the late Rita M. (Dooling) Witham.

Ken was raised in Tewksbury and graduated from the former Keith Academy in Lowell.

Following high school, he attended and graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and Suffolk Law School.

In 1970, he entered the military and served for four years in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Prior to his illness, he worked at the Lawrence District Court for over 30 years.

Ken loved life to the fullest. He enjoyed following New England sports teams, playing golf, was a lover of fine cigars and even appreciated the cheap ones.

Survivors include three brothers, Michael Witham of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, Stephen Witham of Tewksbury, and Richard Witham of Palm Coast, FL; one sister, Patricia Bryant of E. Wakefield, NH; also many nieces, nephews and friends at the Lawrence District Court House.

Graveside services will be held Friday, July 18, at 11 a.m., at Tewksbury Cemetery, 172 East St., Tewksbury. Donations in Ken's memory may be made to the Sawtelle Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867. Arrangements entrusted to Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury.

Follow us on Facebook at Follow us on Twitter at @TewksburyToday Follow us on Instagram at YourTewksburyToday

obituary obit farmer and dee funeral kenneth f. witham lawyer

  • Tewksbury Farmer's Market

    04:00PM — 07:00PM

    The Tewksbury Farmer's Market is open every Tuesday, from 4 P.M. - 7 P.M. on the Tewksbury Town C...

  • Troop 49 Meeting

    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Troop 49 meets weekly from 7-8:30 on Tuesday nights in St. Williams Parish Center, 1351 Main Stre...

  • Tewksbury Library Summer Lecture Series

    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    The library is organizing interesting lectures every Tuesday night, generally from 7pm to 8pm. J...

  • Tap Dancing with Val

    08:45AM — 09:30AM

    A fun, beginner level tap class that works on rhythm and basic tap steps put to upbeat music from...

  • Tewksbury Library Summer Author Series

    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    The library is welcoming authors every Thursday night, from 7pm to 8pm. Visiting authors include ...

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.