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John A. Whited
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John A. Whited

John A. Whited, 85, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at a Houlton long term care facility. He was born on June 24, 1932, in Houlton, the son of the late Norman and Marie (Farmer) Whited.

John graduated from Hodgdon High School and Wentworth Institute. He was an Army veteran having served in the Korean War. He worked for a number of years in Connecticut before returning home to take over the family farm raising potatoes and oats. John served for a number of years on the Hodgdon Town Council and the Budget Committee. He was also a member of the Sno Rovers Club.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Brimley) Whited, and sons: Jeffrey P. Whited of Old Town, Mark Whited and his wife Theresa of West Gardiner. He also leaves behind a granddaughter Josie Whited, a grandson Thomas Whited both of West Gardiner, as well as sisters: Marie Whited of South Portland, JoAnna Colby and her husband Steve of Fairbanks, AK, Sally Higgins of Frederick, MD, brothers: William Whited of Falmouth, Henry Whited and his wife Birgitta of Rhode Island, and James Whited and his wife Betty of South Portland, many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his daughter Julie A. Whited, step-mother Marguerite (Farmer) Whited, and sisters: Constance “Connie” Quinn and Norma Dzaugis. John’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Abouleish and the staff at Gardiner Health Care Facility.

A Memorial Mass with military honors will be held at a later date. Gifts in John’s memory may be made payable to the Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Mary’s Food Pantry in c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:

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11 Park Street
Houlton, Me 04730

A Memorial Mass with military honors will be held at a later date

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St. Mary of the Visitation Food Pantry

Care of Dunn Funeral Home
11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

Alzheimer’s Association

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11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

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