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Don Robert Whitton

Don Robert Whitton

Male 1931 - 2011  (80 years)

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  • Name Don Robert Whitton 
    Born 12 Nov 1931  Geneva, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Nov 2011  Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, New York. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19803  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Don Robert Whitton,   b. 29 Oct 1903, East Hickory, Forest County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1974, Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Dorothy May Weeks,   b. 17 Jul 1902, Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1982, Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Jan 1925  Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Partica Dunmire,   b. 1933,   d. 1986, Buried Warsaw Cemetery, Warsay, Wyoming County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F8063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F8064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NUNDA — Don Robert Whitton Jr., 80, of Townline Road, Nunda, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 23, 2011) at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

      He was born Nov. 12, 1931, in Geneva, the son of the late Don R. and Dorothea M. Weeks Whitton. Raised in South Buffalo and a resident of Wyoming County since 1971, Don graduated from South Park High School in 1949. He worked for 35 years plus at the Ford Motor Company in Woodlawn, retiring in 1986 as Plant Manager. Don also honorably served his country in the United States Navy and Navy Reserve. He was a member of Warsaw Moose Lodge 560.

      Don was known as a man with a dynamic and infectious personality who inspired those around him. He was a committed friend and loving father and husband. Don loved spending time at his cabin, his horses, the outdoors, his dogs, Native American culture and history.

      He is predeceased by his first wife, Patricia Dunmire and a sister, Dorothy Fields.

      Survivors include his wife, Jacquelyn Green Whitton; three sons, Jeffrey (Donna) Whitton, Mark (Kimm) Whitton, and Brian Whitton, all of Warsaw; three daughters, Elizabeth (William) Beck of Attica, Barbara Richardson of Orangeville and Patti-Jo Helm of Wiscoy; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew.

      Friends of Don may call from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Weeks Funeral Home, 123 North Main St., Warsaw. A funeral service will be held following visitation at 2. Burial will take place privately. Please visit www.weeksfuneral.com to offer online condolences.

      Memorial contributions may be made in Don’s name to the Wilmot Cancer Center at PO Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627 or to the Wyoming County SPCA at 808 Creek Rd. Attica, NY 14011