June 17, 1949 - February 11, 2020
Raymond J. Whittaker III, 70, of Ewing Township, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital.
Born in Allentown, NJ he was a lifelong area resident. A Marine Corp. Veteran, he served during the Vietnam War. Raymond loved ballroom dancing, fishing, and going to Orlando Florida, Universal Studios and Disney World. He worked for over 30 years with several trucking companies and was one of the hardest workers you’d ever meet.
Predeceased by his parents, Raymond J. Jr. and Helen (Borza) Whittaker, and his wife of 44 years Sandra Whittaker who passed away in 2013. He is survived by his children, Raymond J. Whittaker, IV and his spouse Lois, and Darlene and her spouse John Balkir; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lucille and Wayne Vickers and Bill and Gail Schnorbus and Pauline Vickers; grandchildren, Ryan and Matthew Whittaker; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:30am at the Buklad-Merlino Memorial Home, 2141 South Broad Street, Hamilton, NJ 08610.
Relatives and friends may attend a visitation from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service.
Burial with military honors will follow in the Brig. General Wm. C. Doyle Veterans mem. Cemetery, 350 Province line Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to Meals on Wheels of Mercer, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, Ewing, NJ 08638.
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