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1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
WHITTY, Donald E. 1923-2014 Passed away to eternal rest August 1, 2014 in the company of his family. Donald was born in and was a lifelong resident of Canton since 1923. He was married to his wife Constance for 62 years. After service to his country in the Army Air Corp (1943-1946), he then went to work in the Quincy Shipyard. He subsequently went to work for Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., mainly in Brockton, and retired after 35 years. He was then employed by the Galvin Insurance Agency of Canton for 19 years and retired at the age of 78. He was a member of the K of C for 54 years. He was also a member of the American Legion. Past President of Wamputuck Country Club. Donald was a true townie. He knew everybody and everybody knew him. Donald is survived by his five children, Mark Whitty, Colleen Whitty DiSanto, Susan Whitty Kennedy, Paul Whitty and Maryanne Whitty and their spouses. Donald enjoyed his 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., CANTON, Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton, Wednesday morning at 10:30. Burial St. Mary's Cemetery, Canton. Donations may be made in his memory to the St. John School Foundation, Box 604, Canton, MA 02021. For guestbook see

Published in The Boston Globe from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2014
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