Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dan had lived in Newtown since 1991. Dan served in the United Sates Navy during WW II. An avid golfer and fisherman, he was active in Shriner’s International and was a member of the North Hampton County Club.
Widow of Marian Amend Whitaker, he is survived by two sons Dan Whitaker and his wife Cindie, Bob Whitaker and his wife Susan and his six grandchildren, Bobby, Christopher, Michael, Jennifer, Max and Jake.
Graveside services with United States Military Honors will be held Tuesday January 30 at 11:00 am at the Mt. Hope Cemetery, 72 S. Franklin St. Lambertville, NJ. Visitation will be Monday from 6-9 pm at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N. Franklin St. Lambertville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St. Newtown, Pa. 18940 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140.