October 18, 2013

William Claude Whittemore

CROWN POINT — Mr. William Claude Whittemore, also known by his family as "Billy", 65, of Ferry Road, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care.

He was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., on Nov. 6, 1947, to Donald and Lula Mae Whittemore. He grew up as a child on Buck Mountain in Crown Point, N.Y., with his grandparents and later moved to Danbury, Conn., before returning later in life to the Adirondacks.

Bill was known for his sense of humor; being a listener of country music especially Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash; watching parades; and being the heart of barbeques and parties with family and friends. He enjoyed spending time with his brother, Trustan, going fishing and reminiscing about their childhood. He particularly liked to be involved with the local volunteer fire department where he was inducted as an Honorary Member.

He was predeceased by his grandparents, Claude and Della Whittemore; parents, Donald and Lula Mae Whittemore; Sister, Della Louise Whittemore; Uncles, Sherman Whittemore and Charlie Whittemore; and Aunts, Francis Christian, Marion Lee, Helen Dushane and Joyce Barnaby.

He is survived by his Brother and Sister-In-Law, Trustan and Gail Whittemore; Aunt, Ruth Whittemore; Uncle, Gerbert Barnaby; and Nieces, Robin, Lucy and Valerie Dufault.

Friends and relatives are invited to call from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Harland Funeral Home, Port Henry.

Family would like to express their appreciation to all of the staff and physicians at Moses Ludington Hospital.

There will be a funeral service beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Ticonderoga, and the burial will be at the family plot at the Ironville Cemetary, Ironville, N.Y., beside his sister, Louise.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • marvinhealdFuneralHome.jpg_5.jpg Gary "Alligator" Crowningshield

    WILLSBORO — Gary "Alligator" Crowningshield, 64, of Point Road in Willsboro, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his family by his side.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • RussellGary.jpg_6.jpg Gary Russell

    PLATTSBURGH — Life's journey has come to its destination for Gary Russell, 64, of Military Turnpike in Schuyler Falls.

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • theresasheffield.jpg_7.jpg Theresa Sheffield

    WILLSBORO — Keeseville - Theresa Sheffield, 84, formerly of Hill Street, Keeseville, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • BreyetteCasey.jpg Casey M. Breyette

    PLATTSBURGH — Casey M. Breyette, 38, of Main Mill Street in Plattsburgh, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Glenmont, N.Y.

    July 30, 2014 3 Photos

  • HicksHugh.jpg Hugh "Pete" Hicks Jr.

    July 30, 2014 4 Photos

  • spooner.jpg Shaun Gregory Spooner

    NORTH RICHARDS HILLS, TX — Shaun Gregory Spooner, 59, of North Richland Hills, left this world Sunday, March 30, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • EdDienst1.jpg Edward A. Dienst

    Edward A. Dienst, 97, loving husband, father and proud grandfather, died on July 27, in South Glens Falls, N.Y., surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014 6 Photos

  • Hamilton.jpg Fumiko Passino

    Fumiko Passino, 76, of the Highlands Road, Keeseville, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • carolvassar.jpg Carol M. Vassar

    Keeseville — Carol M. Vassar, 65, of Keeseville passed away at her home, 18 Lamplighter MHP, surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • joycetanton1.jpg Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton

    PLATTSBURGH — Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton, 91, of Plattsburgh and formerly of Guilderland, N.Y., died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh following a brief illness, with her loving family by her side.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

Death Notices