BANGOR - Abbie J. Whitney, 84, wife of the late Philip Whitney, went home to be with the Lord April 2, 2010, after a sudden illness, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Bangor, the daughter of Carl C. and Helen A. (Giggey) White. Abbie was a lifelong resident of Bangor and a graduate of Bangor High School, Class of 1944. Abbie worked in the shoe industry for many years and was the first women to work in management at her company.
Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Cleveland and Jane Whitney, both of Bangor; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Wenda Pelkey of Bangor, Demarus Sullivan of Bangor and Izeldia Tapley of Medway; and two brothers, Carl White of Levant and Robert White of Brunswick. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip, in 2000; three children, William and Philip Whitney, and Linda Hatfield; and four brothers.
Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. (Bangor Daily News 4/5/2010)
Philip E. Whitney
1925–2000 (m. 1946)
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