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Chester E. Whiting

March 28, 1924 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

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Chester E. Whiting, 100, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2024 at Brinton Manor Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Miriam Ross Whiting, who passed away in 2018.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 28, 1924, he was the son of the late John and Grace Mahoney Whiting. Chester was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. Prior to moving to Downingtown, Chester and his wife lived in Connecticut for a number of years. He worked for Liquid Air, eventually retiring as a National Sales Representative. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, where he served as a Lector. He was past president of Chester County Antique Car Club, member of the American Truck Historical Society, and member of the National Rifle Association. He was a hobby car collector, and loved his FIAT and ’69 Chevy Pickup Truck, which he was still driving just a few years ago. 

Surviving is his son Richard Whiting of Downingtown; grandchildren Victoria Willard, wife of Brian, and Kelly Abrahamsen, wife of Christian; great grandchildren Jaden, Joel, Jack, Parker and Dawson; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son Chuck Whiting, his grandson Tyler Willard, and siblings Peter Whiting, Joan Moore, Joyce Mahr, Shirley Barret and Nancy Taylor.

Services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 11 AM at St. James Episcopal Church, 409 E Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335. Family will receive guests from 10 - 10:45 AM prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Chester’s memory to the Brandywine SPCA.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 11, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
St. James Episcopal Church
409 E. Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335

Memorial Service
Thursday
April 11, 2024

11:00 AM
St. James Episcopal Church
409 E. Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335

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