Robert Whitmore

Obituary of Robert E. Whitmore

Robert E. Whitmore age 89, of Chestnut Ridge, NY passed on peacefully in his home on April 13, 2021. Robert was born September 9, 1931 in Bronx, NY. He is the son of the late Roy E. and Aline (Jaytowt) Whitmore. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Rosemarie, his son Paul and his brother Walter Whitmore.

Robert graduated with a B.S. in Physics from CCNY, and later earned a Masters Degree in Physics from NYU. Robert was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Korean War era. He later served 25 years in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves along with his two brothers Walter and Lawrence.

Robert is survived by his children Aline Whitmore Weidel (Brian), Mark Whitmore (Lenore), Diane Cain (John), daughter-in law Stacy Whitmore and his grandchildren Jennifer Whitmore Kalwa (Christopher), Michael Whitmore (Alexis), Daniel Whitmore, Brittany Weidel (Hannah), Samantha Weidel (Starlin), Austin Cain, Ciara Cain, Logan Whitmore and Cameryn Cain as well as two great grandchildren, Benjamin and Ethan.

Bob enjoyed traveling and taking cruises with his wife Rosemarie. He loved hiking, fishing, music and most of all spending time with his family. 

Bob was a steady source of love, support and guidance for friends and family a like. He will be deeply missed by his children and grandchildren.