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AMerican Veteran 11

Charles M. Whittle

December 24, 1947 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 71)
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Cape Neddick, Maine-On September 20, 2019, Charles M. Whittle passed away unexpectedly. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Charlie was born on December 24, 1947 in Springfield, MA to the late Ralph E. Whittle Jr. and Dorothy S. (Merriam) Whittle.

Charlie was a very proud Vietnam Veteran, who served in Long Binh and Camp Eagle near Phu Bi as a teletype operator. He served three tours in Vietnam and was honored this spring by the “Quilts of Valor”. Charlie was a lover of the ocean, and an avid fisherman. He was a friend to all. He worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, as a training coordinator, where he retired 10 years ago.

Charlie was so proud of his family and is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Cindy M. Whittle; a daughter, Megan Whittle and Tim Small of Cape Neddick; and a son, Daniel Whittle and Taylor Olio of South Berwick; a granddaughter Natalie York; two brothers: Ralph Whittle III and wife Holly, David Whittle and wife Marcy; several nieces and nephews and so many wonderful friends.

 

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25th from 4-7 pm in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to: the York Select-board for use by the Committee for Veterans Affairs, York, Maine. Burial will be private. Visit www.lucaseatonfuneralhome.com

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