Frank Reginald Whitton1919 - 1973 (54 years)
Name Frank Reginald Whitton Born 4 Jun 1919 Edmonton, Alberta Gender Male Died 6 Jun 1973 Porlier Pass Lighthouse, Galiano Island, British Columbia Person ID I25055 Whitton Last Modified 16 Oct 2019
Father Frank Whitton, b. 22 May 1889, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan , d. 7 Apr 1935, Edmonton, Alberta (Age 45 years) Relationship natural Mother Rosina Binding, b. 1890, England, , d. 4 Aug 1980, Mission, BC (Age 90 years) Relationship natural Family ID F9691 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 1 Iola Porterfield, b. 5 Jan 1923, Saskatchewan , d. 2014, Chase, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, British Columbia, Canada (Age 90 years) Married Abt 1945 Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 Family ID F9688 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 2 Living Children 1. Living 2. Living Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 Family ID F9690 Group Sheet | Family Chart
- a Foreman
1962 - 1968 6014 120th Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta a Civil Servant 1958 a Painter
Iola married Frank Whitton and set up house with him and his two young children, Frankie and Judy.
They lived in Edmonton.
Frank and Iola raised spinger spaniels. Freckles, their favourite bitch, had many litters. Frank and Iola gave a puppy to Vernas family the kids named it Lassie. Freckles was an excellent retriever.
In later years Iola and Frank moved to British Columbia (1973) became lighthouse keepers on Porlier pass Range Rear Lighthouse, 1971-1973 Galiano Island.
They passed a couple of happy years there. Iola recalls that fishing boats would detour by the island and leave a fish on the dock for their dinner.
Frank passed away in his sleeep , from a heart attack one afternoon when he was not feeling well and lay down for a nap.
Iola moved to Victoria.
- a Foreman