By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
John C. Whitaker
Placeholder Image
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Jan. 16 at First Parish Church in Kingston, Mass., for John Carleton Whitaker, 80, of Plymouth, Mass. He died Monday, Nov. 15, 2004 at the Mayflower Nursing Home.

Inurnment was private under the direction of Richard Davis Funeral Homes in Plymouth, Mass.

Born Sept. 12, 1924, Mr. Whitaker was a native of Chetek, Wisc., and lived in Modesto for 40 years prior to moving to Plymouth in 2000. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, in 1949 with a degree in journalism. Mr. Whitaker taught civics and American government at Modesto High School until 1989. He was treasurer of the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center in Hughson.

He leaves behind three sisters, Carol Jacobson of Plymouth, Edith McKee of Austin, Texas, and Marian Rice of Katooma, Australia.

Remembrances may be sent to the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center, P.O. Box 298, Hughson, CA 94326.