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George Henry Whiting

George Henry Whiting

Male 1934 - 2017  (83 years)

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  • Name George Henry Whiting 
    Born 12 Jun 1934  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 13 Apr 1940  Summer Street Extension, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cemetery notes Plot C349 
    Died 3 Aug 2017  Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 9 Aug 2017  Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Latitude: 44° 7’ 17.78” N-Longitude: 70° 14’ 55.218” W
    Notes 
    • apparently went by Henry
    • G. Henry Whiting
      1934 - 2017

      LISBON — (George) Henry Whiting, 83, died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at The Lamp on Thursday morning, Aug. 3. He was born in Lewiston on June 12, 1934, the son of the late Howard and Katherine (Hetzel) Whiting.

      Henry graduated from Edward Little High School in 1952. He married Dorothy Perkins in 1955 and they shared a loving marriage of over 62 years. Henry worked on the family farm, was a school bus driver, plowed snow, and owned Whiting’s Greenhouse and Florist until he retired in 2004. He loved the outdoors, hanging out at camp, working on his tractors, antique vehicles and other equipment. He was always there to help neighbors and friends. Henry belonged to Grace Lutheran Church, CB Radio club, Perkins Ridge Sno-Travelers and the Masons.

      Henry leaves behind is wife of 62 years; his kids, Chris and Dan Nolin, John and Leanne Whiting, Richard Whiting, Bill and Ruby Hall, Heidi H. Rahkonen and Steve; his daughter-in-law, Leah Whiting; 14 grandchildren, Kim, Jimmy, Erica, Heather, Katie, Trevor, Jon, Andrea, Dan, Robbie, Becca, Josh, Michael and Nevaeh; his six great-grandchildren, Henry, Alice, Lilli, Zach, Zeiva and Miley; his sister-in-law, Sylvia Mallory; and many nieces and nephews.

      He was predeceased by his parents; his siblings, Kay and Bob Miller, Gert and Dwight Perkins, Thelma and Howard Woodward, Howard Whiting, Iris and Luther Hall; and his son, Tom Whiting.

      Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Henry’s online guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.

      Lewiston Sun-Journal
      August 7, 2017

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      A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church in Auburn at 1:00 pm. A committal will immediately follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Auburn. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545.

      https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/auburn-me/george-whiting-7511517
    Person ID I6117  Reed
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2019 

    Father Howard Francis Whiting,   b. 24 Jun 1898, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1979  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Katherina Hetzel,   b. 26 Nov 1903, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1974  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1924 
    Notes 
    • per son Howard’s obit, they had six children
    Headstones
    Howard Whiting and Katherina Hetzel
    Howard Whiting and Katherina Hetzel
    Family ID F582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (Living) Perkins 
    Children 
     1. Thomas L. Whiting,   b. 1 Aug 1961,   d. 14 Jan 2015  (Age 53 years)
    Headstones
    George Henry Whiting family
    George Henry Whiting family
    headstone
    Plot: Plot C349
    Family ID F4290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1934 - Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 13 Apr 1940 - Summer Street Extension, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 2017 - Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Aug 2017 - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Henry Whiting
    George Henry Whiting
    obituary photo

    Headstones
    George Henry Whiting
    George Henry Whiting
    headstone
    Plot: Plot C349

  • Sources 
    1. [S881] Lewiston Sun-Journal obituary.

    2. [S869] 1940 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 1-3, Sheet 9A, Dwelling 197, Howard F. Whiting household.

    3. [S924] obits.dignitymemorial.com obituary.

    4. [S101] Headstone, 10Aug2019.