Walter Dana Whitaker


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N Waterboro, ME - Walter D. Whitaker was born on Squam Hill Road, Rockport, Mass., to Ernest and Bertha (Whitten) Whitaker. After graduating from RHS, he served in the Navy in the Koran war. Upon his return, he married Ruth Connelly and worked for the B&M Railroad. After the sale of the railroad, he changed careers to that of a boat captain. After residing in Rockport for most of his life, he and Ruth moved away and lived in places such as Hawaii, Nevada, and finally, Maine, where they retired. The ever-adventurous couple then bought an RV and traveled the United States for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth; brothers Donald and Harold; and sister, Esther Newell. He is survived by sons, Craig and Mark; daughters, Allison and Elizabeth; grandchildren, Jessica, Jamie, and Scott; and one great-grandson, Joshua.
Ashes of he and his beloved Ruth to be scattered together at a later date.
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Published on July 22, 2019
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Henry koskiso
Jul 22, 2019
Sorry for your loss to walts family. I was a former squam hill er. Walt was at my house all the time when i was small.