Thelma Marie Whittington

December 24, 1928 ~ November 17, 2014





Thelma Marie Whittington, 85, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on November 17, 2014 at 1:30 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

She was born December 24, 1928 in Claytonia, Pennsylvania to the late Arthur Paul Grossman and Myrtle Lillian (Reagle) Grossman.

Mrs. Whittington was a homemaker and Baptist by faith. In her earlier years, she worked for Butler Stamping, Co. Mrs. Whittington enjoyed playing Bingo, doing crossword puzzles, traveling, watching game shows and listening to country music. She was an avid Steeler and Pirate fan and loved her two dogs, Boggie & Beau and her cat, Willie.

Mrs. Whittington is survived by two sons, John David Whittington and his wife Lorna of Butler, PA and Gary Eugene Whittington of Colorado Springs, CO; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Thompson Whittington, whom she married January 21, 1949, and who passed away December 12, 1994; two sisters, Charlotte Josephine Renforth and Irene Brink; and two brothers, Arthur Paul Grossman, Jr. and Winford Warren Grossman.

Friends will be received Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA with Reverend Clark Sawyer of Hill United Presbyterian Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053.




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