Burt J. Whittemore, 66, of New Milford, went home to be with the Lord on April 16, 2014, with his loving family by his side. Burt is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna.
He is also survived by a son, Roburt and Christine Whittemore; step father, Charles Burns; two sisters, Georgia Conover and Carolyn Dunback; a brother, Alex Burns; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother, Mary Burns and his brother, Claude Burns.
Burt's favorite activities were hunting and fishing. He participated in competitive black powder shooting and showed his beloved coon dogs. He was an avid gardener and also took great care to can and preserve the produce. Burt had a great personality and had a multitude of friends. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.
A celebration of his life was held on the anniversary of his birth, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc., Hallstead. Friends may called prior to the service.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Host for Hospitals, 300 North Highlands Avenue, Merion, PA 19066.