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Robert Bruce Witherell

April 20, 1938 ~ May 7, 2018 (age 80)

Robert Witherell, a former resident of Weedsport, NY passed away on May 7, 2018. 


A graduate of Weedsport Central School in 1956, he served 4 years in the US Navy instructing pilots on flight simulators. Robert attended William and Mary College and Old Dominion College for Business Administration. Married to Ruth Ann from Western PA in 1962, he entered the professional service of the Boy Scouts of America for 19 years in the Tidewater area of VA, Washington DC area and South Florida area. 


Robert was Exec Director of a large facility for disabled adults in Miami, Regional Director for Easter Seals in Eastern VA, Exec Director for 6 County Easter Seals in CA, Development Director for Council On Aging in Stuart, FL and Foundation Director for the National Education Foundation in Miami, FL. He retired to Eastern, NC followed by a move to Edgewater, FL. 


Robert is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth Ann, 2 children Charles married to Alicia and Holly with Eric and 2 grandchildren Jacqueline and Leif. Also by 2 sisters Edith in Fresno, CA and Carol in Chugiak, AK and brother Charles in Reno, NV. 


Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Settle-Wilder Chapel, New Smyrna Beach, FL. A Celebration of Life Gathering will follow at Pelican Cove Pool House, 210 Falcon Ave., Edgewater, FL., 32141

 

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