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Martin Leroy Whiteman

1944 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Martin Leroy Whiteman Obituary
Martin Leroy Whiteman

AGE: 72 • Earleville

Martin Leroy Whiteman, age 72 of Earleville, MD passed away after a long illness surrounded by his loving family on, May 17, 2016. Born on February 18, 1944 in Wilmington, DE to the late, Norman Franklin Whiteman and Evelyn Belle (Jester) Whiteman.

Martin served in the National Guard for the United States military and was also a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Newark, DE for 50 years. He was a hard worker who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and being outdoors.

Martin is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Suzan "Sue" Whiteman of Earlville, MD; sons: Michael Norman Whiteman and Daniel Martin Whiteman; grandchildren: Christopher Michael Whiteman and his wife, Christina, Charlotte Whiteman, Taylor Martin Whiteman, Sawyer Mathew Whiteman, Olivia Grace Whiteman, Alek Wyatt Whiteman, and Jaden Levine; and brother, Lewis Whiteman.

He is preceded in death by his son, David John Whiteman.

A celebration of Martin's life will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:00AM at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 525 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior beginning at 10:00AM where family and friends are encouraged to attend. Burial will follow the service at Ebenezer United Methodist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Paws for Life" and sent in care of R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc., 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. To send an online condolence, please visit,

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Published in The News Journal on May 18, 2016
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