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
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
Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road,
Renfrew, PA 16053.