Connie J. Whittaker(1944 - 2012)

BLACK CREEK - Connie J. Whittaker, of 6399 Hydes Flats Road, passed away Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012) shortly after arrival at the Olean General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Connie was born Feb. 9, 1944, in Cuba and was a daughter of Milton and Dorothy Edwards Main. On May 12, 1962, in Cuba, she married her husband of 42 years, Douglas S. Whittaker, who predeceased her July 25, 2004.
Connie attended school in Hinsdale and Cuba. She worked at Friendship Dairies for 32 years, from 1972 until her retirement in 2006. Connie was a member of the Cuba American Legion Auxiliary Post 655. She enjoyed bingo, reading and NASCAR. Connie's true love and enjoyment came from spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren.
Connie is survived by a son, Mark D. (Karen) Whittaker of Olean; a stepson, John D. Whittaker of Silicone Valley, Calif.; a daughter, Julie (Keith) Perry of Friendship; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, Ryellie, Raia and Jasmine; and two brothers, Daniel P. (Nancy) Main of Cuba and Timothy L. (Sharon) Main of Killbuck.
Along with her loving husband, Connie was predeceased by two sisters, Gloria Michael on Sept. 21, 2004 and Patricia Becker on Nov. 5, 1998.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Genesee Parkway, Cuba, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday (Dec. 10, 2012). The Rev. Jonathon D. Ward, pastor of the North Park Wesleyan Church, will officiate. Burial will be at the Black Creek Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the New Hudson Fire Department or Auxiliary, Route 305N, Black Creek, New York 14714.
Online condolences may be made to www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralhome.com.

Published in The Olean Times Herald on Dec. 8, 2012