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BETTY WHITTEMORE Betty Whittemore passed away May 21, 2014 in McAllen at the age of 95. She was born in Saskatoon, Canada and has lived in the US since 1940 in the Midwest and McAllen the past six years. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald, after 65 years of marriage in 2007. Betty was a wonderful singer and lived and breathed opera her whole life, attending the Metropolitan Opera in New York numerous times. She was a soloist in her church for 30 years and gave vocal lessons to many children, often for free if they didn't have the resources to pay. She was in PEO for over 60 years and worked tirelessly for Rotary International when her husband was a District Governor in Michigan. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston MA and the local Christian Science Church in McAllen. She was a good golfer and loved the game for over 70 years. She also loved to play Bridge. She is survived by her son, Jamie and his wife, Marjorie of McAllen and her daughter, Heather and her partner, Suzanne of Denver, Colo., and her three grandchildren, Zachary, Anna & Abigail. Kreidlerfuneralhome.com Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on June 10, 2014
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