(Dolores) Evaleen Whittaker
Evaleen Whittaker (nee O’Shaughnessy), a resident of Extendicare Port Hope for the past several years, passed away there peacefully on Thurs., Nov. 24, 2016. She was 94.
She was born in Morrisburg on April 20, 1922 to her parents, Cephrenus and Georgina O’Shaughnessy (nee Watson). She is survived by her children, Stephen (Karen) of Nobleton, Joey Whittaker (James Shellhammer) of Idaho, and Debra Whittaker (Gary Robinson) of Mountain, her 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and her brother, Garnett O’Shaughnessy (Doris) of Cornwall. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Carl Whittaker, and her cherished siblings Eileen, Greta, Maud, Dwain, Lee, Dorothy, Marion, and Audrey. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Evaleen was a vibrant, sophisticated woman, who was active in her Hudson Heights, Que. community. Although she will be greatly missed by those she left behind, she will always be fondly rememberedfor her joyous family gatherings, her creative eye and artistry foraesthetic, her elaborate gardens, and for the caring relationship she shared with her beloved.
A private family funeral service was held at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Tues., Dec. 6 at 11 am, followed by interment at New Union Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com