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Melvin Reed Whitney
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1926
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 1, 2011
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA

WHITNEY Melvin Reed Whitney.


Elmira: Age 84, of Elmira, NY, died on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at home. He was born on August 2, 1926 to the late Lee and Frances Whitney. Melvin was predeceased by his parents, wife, Arlene Dietrich Whitney in 1965, daughters, Luanne Compton in 2004 and Jill Whitney in 2010, grandson, Michael Compton in 2003 and sisters, Mary (Earl) Mitchell and Betty Jefferson. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, James and Rhonda Whitney of MI; son-in-law, Randall Compton of Lockwood, NY; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews and his dearest friend, Sharon Green who stood by, cared for and comforted him in his final years. Melvin was employed for over 20 years by Dairylea and retired from Leprino Foods Company in Horseheads. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, May 24th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. David Sullivan officiating. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Star Gazette May 21, 2011
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lee E Whitney (1901 - 1994)
  Frances Stonebraker Whitney (1897 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Arlene E Detrich Whitney (____ - 1965)
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
 
Created by: diane tahtinen griffith
Record added: Oct 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118848917
Melvin Reed Whitney
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