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Donald E. Whitty

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Donald E. Whitty Obituary
Donald E. Whitty, of Canton, passed away to eternal rest Aug. 1, 2014, in the company of his family. Donald was born in and was a lifelong resident of Canton since 1923. He was married to his wife Constance for 62 years. After service to his country in the Army Air Corp (1943 - 1946). He then went to work in the Quincy Shipyard. He subsequently went to work for Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., mainly in Brockton, and retired after 35 years. He was then employed by the Galvin Insurance Agency of Canton for 19 years and retired at the age of 78. He was a member of the K of C Council 2095 for 54 years, a former member of the Canton Planning Board and a member of the Canton Town Club where he played on the football team. Donald was also a member of the American Legion and a member and Past President of Wamputuck Country Club. Donald was a true townie. He knew everybody and everybody knew him. Donald is survived by his five children, Mark Whitty, Colleen Whitty DiSanto, Susan Whitty Kennedy, Paul Whitty and Maryanne Whitty and their spouses. Donald enjoyed his 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours was at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., Canton, Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 4 - 8 p.m. Funeral Mass was at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 10:30. Burial St. Marys Cemetery, Canton. Donations may be made in his memory to the St. Johns School Foundation, Box 604, Canton, Ma 02021. For guest book please visit: dockrayandthomasfuneralhome.com. 781-828-0811

Published in The Stoughton Journal from Aug. 4 to Aug. 11, 2014
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