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Obituary for John Whittemore

June 22, 1961 - August 22, 2018
Elyria, Ohio | Age 57

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John Rice Whittemore, 57 of Elyria passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 after a long illness. He was born June 22, 1961.
John was born in Cleveland and grew up in Sheffield Lake. He was a 1979 graduate of Brookside High School. He loved his animals. His dog Sparky went everywhere with him. His lifelong passion was landscaping; he loved yard work and working with his hands. He was a kind and gentle person. He was very helpful to his neighbors.
He is survived by his very good friend and longtime companion Christine Pinkerton; sister Sandra Jensen (Barry); niece Madelon Jensen and nephew Creighton Jensen.
He is preceded in death by his parents Betty and Leonard Whittemore.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035 or to the Brookside High School Marching Band New Uniform Fund 1662 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake, Oh 44054.
Memorial services will be held at the First Lutheran Church 1019 W. 5th St., Lorain, OH 44052 on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 2pm with Reverend Rosalina Rivera officiating.
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  • Friendship Animal Protective League
    8303 Murray Ridge Rd
    Elyria, OH 44035
  • Brookside High School Marching Band New Uniform Fund
    1662 Harris Road
    Sheffield Lake, OH 44054

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