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William E. Whidden Jr.

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William E. Whidden Jr. Obituary
William E. Whidden Jr. Bill, of Weymouth, February 15, 2014. Beloved husband of Beverly V. (Turner) Whidden of Weymouth for 64 years. Loving father of Verne W. Whidden and his wife Kimberly of San Diego, CA and the late Valerie Jeanne Whidden. Dear brother of Jeanne Marshall and her husband Edward of North Andover and Robert Whidden of Maine. Cherished grandfather of Kyle and Kayla Whidden. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was the Director of Finance at ITEK Optical, a division of Litton Industries. He was a senior warden and vestry member at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Randolph. He was past Master of the Manet Lodge AF & AM in Quincy and also of the Delta Lodge in Braintree. Bill also served as past president and trustee of the MA Sons of the American Revolution, past president of the Randolph Veterans Council, treasurer of the Quincy 22nd Masonic Forum, secretary of the Ames Rifle and Pistol Club in Stoughton, and finance committee member of the Whitman VFW Post. He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, the Taleb Grotto in Quincy, the AMVETS Post in Randolph, the NE Historical Genealogical Society, and American Legion Post #79 in So. Weymouth. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 4-8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, South Weymouth at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 10 a.m. on Friday prior to the funeral Mass in The Church of the Holy Nativity, at 11 a.m. Burial in Central Cemetery, 327 North Street, Randolph, MA 02368. Donations in memory of Bill may be made to The Church of the Holy Nativity, 8 Nevin Street, Weymouth, MA 02190. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2014
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