Ronald A. Whittier

April 17, 2017 
WATERTOWN, NY  —  Ronald A. Whittier, 58,  passed away Sunday, April 16, at Hospice of Jefferson County at the Ellis Farm where he had been a patient briefly.

The memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, in the gazebo of North Watertown Cemetery. There are no calling hours. A reception will be held at the Watertown Eagles Club following his burial.

Born in Watertown July 30, 1958, in Watertown, a son of Robert and Rose (Bachner) Whittier, he graduated from Watertown High School, and received an associate’s degree from Jefferson Community College. 

He worked as a machinist for New York Air Brake.

Ronald was a member of Eagles FOE #782. 

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, the Buffalo Bills, and collecting Star Trek memorabilia.

Surviving are his son and daughter, Dellie and Keith Whittier, Watertown; three siblings, Roseanne Brown, Pamela Whittier, Marsha Whittier; six grandchildren, Sierrah, Zoey, Elena, Emma, Stella, Kori; a great-grandson, Dawson Danielson; and his companion, Amy Blair.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Robert F., Jr. and Larry A.

Donations may be made in his name to the Eagles Club, 19260 US-11, Watertown, New York 13601.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.