age 73, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on September 11, 2021; beloved husband for 50 years of Cynthia (nee Ebersole); loving father of Matthew (wife June) and Amy Bolton (husband Chip); devoted grandfather of Michael, Kate, Bobby, Tommy (deceased), Lily, twins Elizabeth and Nick, and Charlie; cherished son of the late Robert and Marie Whittaker (nee Joss); dearest brother of Marilyn Wade (husband Shawn) and the late Jack Whittaker; dearest cousin and best friend of Terry Wolford (wife Mary). Contributions may be made in memory of Tom to Holden Arboretum. Celebration of Life Service Friday, September 17, 2021 at 10 AM at Willoughby Hills Friends Church, 2846 SOM Center Rd, Willoughby Hills. Burial following at Whitehaven Memorial Park. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Tom at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) THURSDAY 4-8 PM. Online obituary, guestbook, and order flowers at www.DeJohnCares.com
Published by The Plain Dealer from Sep. 13 to Sep. 15, 2021.