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
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.
may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral
Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.