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Albert "Al" C. Whittaker, Sr.

April 13, 1935 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

SAUGERTIES.... Albert C. “Al” Whittaker, Sr., 86, of Mt. Airy Rd. died suddenly Monday, March 14, 2022 at his residence.   Born April 13, 1935 in Kingston he was the son of the late David and Jennie Whittaker.  A lifetime area resident he was a graduate of Kingston High School and later served in the National Guard earning the rank of sergeant.  He was employed as a service manager for several area car dealerships.

Al enjoyed the outdoors, camping with family and friends, hunting and playing for many years in the SAA Softball and Dartball Leagues or coaching youth baseball in the Saugerties Babe Ruth League.  He enjoyed music, singing choir and playing the guitar which he often did at the Quarryville Methodist Church. He loved his grandchildren and followed through their activities.

Survivors include his wife, Roberta “Bobbi” Whittaker, with whom he was married to for 67 years.  A daughter, Bobbi and her husband Jim Whiteford of Saugerties.  Three sons: Al Jr., David S. and his wife Heidi and Derek W. Whittaker all of Saugerties.  A sister, Gloria Nagele of Lake Katrine, six grandchildren: Jared (Heather) and Sean (Juda) Whiteford, Jessica (Jeremy) Connor, Ryan, Justin (Aideen) and Jaden Whittaker. He was also blessed with four great grandchildren: Tristan, Hayden, Nova and Gillian.   He was predeceased by his siblings: Myrtle Post, Shirley Campbell, David and Robert Whittaker.

His Funeral Service will be held 11 am Friday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. of John & Lafayette Sts., Saugerties.   Interment will follow in the Blue Mt. Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family on Al’s Tribute Wall at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 17, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY 12477

Visitation
Thursday
March 17, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY 12477

Funeral Service
Friday
March 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home Inc.
45 John St.
Saugerties, NY 12477

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