Whitmore, Mary Jane
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Mary Jane Whitmore, 91, entered into eternal rest February 7, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in South Carolina in April of 1922 to the late Gerard Fisher Sr. and Belle Dunlap Fisher, Mary Jane came to Bridgeport, CT at age 6 and resided here throughout her life. She was married for 36 years and a widow for the past 24 years. She was employed by the City of Bridgeport at The Dinan Center for over 30 years until her retirement. Her greatest passions were her children, grandchildren and traveling. She is predeceased by her loving husband, James J. Whitmore Sr., one daughter, Lillian Fisher and one son, James J. Whitmore Jr. She leaves to celebrate her life two daughters, Charon J. Maitland (Donovan) and Kathleena A. Matts (Kevin), one daughter-in-law Sharon Fountain-Whitmore, 11 grandchildren, James Lonnie Whitmore, Quentin R Whitmore (Natasha), Mekko C. Anderson, ShaRene J. Whitmore, Leslie-Ann Faqzzuoli (David), KimMora E. Whitmore, Lorenzo M. Whitmore, William S. Anderson, Carla Maitland, Jamie M. Maitland and, Celina D. Whitmore. 10 great grandchildren, Zion Rosado, Laneshia Johnson, Janyra Whitmore, Niriah Anderson, Eric Heyward, Jaiden Davis, Isaiah Davis, Isabella Davis, Jacob Anderson, and, Elijah Anderson and a host of relatives and friends. Friends may call Saturday morning from 9:00 - 11:00am in the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull. Funeral services will begin at 11am in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Park Cemetery, Bridgeport. The family would like to send a special thank you to: The V.N.S. of CT, Sue Erickson, Robert & Audra Voyak, Mary Kristy and Lori LaConte and family for helping to give Mary Jane a great quality of life. To send online condolences, please visit www.redgatehennessy.com
Published in Connecticut Post on Feb. 12, 2014
Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home
4 Gorham Place Trumbull, CT 06611