Ervin Wittman

September 23, 2020


Ervin Wittman, 80, of Strawberry Plains, TN, passed away September 23, 2020 at Parkwest Hospital. Ervin was born in Budapest, Hungary to the late Simon Vargo and Magda Federer Fisher. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Agnes Kemeny. Throughout his life, Ervin lived all over the world: New York, Illinois, California, North Carolina, Rome Italy, and Budapest. He graduated with a BS from Illinois College and did graduate work at the University of Illinois. He was employed for more than 30 years at IBM, where he held various management positions. In addition to traveling, Ervin enjoyed opera, theater, and classical music. Surviving is his loving wife, Martha Johnson Wittman; son, Stephen Alexander Wittman, of New Orleans, LA; nephew, Ronald Torok, of New York City, NY; nieces, Kathy Knudsen (John), of Scarsdale, NY, Christina Johnson, of Strawberry Plains, TN, Mercedes Finchum (Tylor), of Jefferson City, TN, and Megan Brooks of Boaz, AL. Private graveside rites were performed at Green Hills Cemetery in Asheville, NC. Condolences can be made to the family at

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