Thomas E. Whitmer
Age 84, of North Canton, passed away Friday, Dec, 20, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Canton on May 21, 1929, to the late Elden and Thelma (Reifsnyder) Whitmer. Tom was a loving hsuband, father and grandfather, an avid race car fan, and cherished spending time with his close circle of friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Ruth (Blackburn) Whitmer; daughters, Cheri (Bob) Gates and Lori (Dave) Kumpf; grandsons, Shane, Josh, and Seth, and sisters, Linda Ballinger and Susan (Jack) Brunker.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the loving staff of St. Luke Lutheran Community for their kind and compassionate care of Tom during his stay.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at The New Beginning Church (5640 Portage St. N.W. North Canton 44720) with Pastor Barry Whetstone officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Tom's memory to St. Luke Lutheran Community (220 Applegrove St. NE, North Canton, OH 44720). Arrangements under the direction of Ohio Cremation and Professional Services (330-438-1745) Mark R. Vrabel Funeral Home, North Canton.
Mark R Vrabel Funeral Home
1425 S. Main Street North Canton, OH 44720
Published in The Repository on Dec. 22, 2013