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From: "Joyce Riedinger" <>
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] John Whitney obituary
Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 10:23:50 -0400
Thank you very much Sally. Hopefully I will have time later today or
tomorrow to put obituary on the Delaware website.
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Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2010 10:38 AM
Subject: [NYDELAWA] John Whitney obituary
> My brother, John R. Whitney, formerly lived in Franklin and graduated from
> Franklin Central School in 1948. Seven years later he settled in
> California, where he died October 10, 2009.
> His obituary appeared in the Sat., May 22, 2010, edition of The Daily Star
> (Oneonta, N.Y.). Here is the link: http://thedailystar.com
> Friends are invited to join family members for an informal gathering to
> share memories at the Ouleout Valley Cemetery (on Route 357, Franklin,
> N.Y.) at 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 30th. John's ashes, along with his wife's
> and his brother Tom's, have been interred in side-by-side graves in the
> family plot. Tom Whitney died August 2, 2009, also in California.
> John has early ties to Delaware County through both Whitneys and
> Wheats--going back six generations. He loved Franklin, especially as a
> high school student who worked at Ouleout Valley Cemetery with his dear
> friend and distant cousin, Everett Goldsmith (Goldie).
> Sally Whitney Goodfellow
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