Francis "Frank" S. Whitters
1934 - 2021
Francis "Frank" S. Whitters
Visitation Information
Visitation
Friday, July 23, 2021
Visitation Time
12:30- 2 PM
Visitation Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd.
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, July 23, 2021
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd.
Burial Information
Burial Date
TBD
Burial Location
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Sussex, NB
Requested Charity
CNIB or a charity of one's choice
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Francis "Frank" S. Whitters, age 86, of St. Stephen N.B. passed away peacefully Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Charlotte County Hospital with his loving wife Therese by his side.

Frank was born December 1, 1934, son of the late Bert and Elizabeth (Hourihan) Whitters of Sussex, N.B.

Frank began his Automotive career in 1958 with Lawson Motors, Sussex N.B, and retired from Charlotte County Chevrolet in St. Stephen in 2000.

Frank became blind during his retirement years, ending his favourite sport of Senior Curling.

Frank was very much a people person and connected with everyone he met. He adored sitting on the front porch at 48 Churchill St. (his deck at Chipman apartment in recent years) His many friends would drop by for a coffee and a visit. Frank loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing with friends at the Jones Cottage on Skiff Lake his favourite!

Frank is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Therese (Dubee) Whitters; three sons: Jamie (Barb Vokey) of Birch Grove, Cape Breton NS; Peter (Sandy Ward) of Rusagonis, NB; Tim (Dawn Dunfield) of St. Andrews, NB; his siblings: twin brother, Fred Whitters (Diane), Ed Whitters (Dorie) and Ann Sharp of Sussex Corner, NB; grandchildren: Brandon, Katie, Mackenna and Claire; as well as many nieces and nephews. His sisters in - law: Kay (David) Sercerchi of Lower Sackville, NS and Eileen Fournier (late Jim) of Edmonton, Alberta.

In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased by his brothers Murray and John Whitters and sisters Mary Doyle, Theresa Connors, and Katherine (Bonnie) Huggard; sister- in - law Mary (Dubee) McLean.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St Stephen, NB on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2 PM with Father Suresh Savariraj officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for a time of visitation on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 12:30-2:00 PM.

The link for the livestream: https://youtu.be/5KkMfMIBR98

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,  protocols will be in place, social distancing is encouraged and masks are mandatory.

Interment will take place at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in Sussex, NB at a later date.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Brenda and Nancy for their loving gentle care of Frank before and during his illness. And also, the wonderful care from the Extra Mural Nurses.

Donations in Frank’s memory may be made to The Canadian Institute for the Blind [CNIB) https://www.cnib.ca/en?region=nb or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca

 

 

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