May 26, 1949 ~ July 12, 2016
Whitson, John H. of Beacon, entered into rest, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh. He was 67.
Born in Beacon, NY, May 26, 1949, he was the son of the late Herbert and Ruth Baker Whitson.
John was a Nuclear Security Officer with Indian Point Power Plant, Indian Point, NY, he graduated from Beacon High School, Beacon, and was a U.S. Army Veteran serving two tours in Vietnam.
Survivors include: a brother, Andrew Whitson of FL, formerly of Beacon, a sister, Nancy Handley and her husband Albert of Hartford, NY, his close friends, Dominic Virtuoso and his wife Maribel of Beacon, a god-daughter, Clarissa Virtuoso and his sister-in-law, Georgia Whitson, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held, Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 12:00 noon at Fairview Cemetery 375 Washington Ave. Beacon, NY
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions maybe made to ‘ARF’ Animal Rescue Foundation, 54 Simmons Lane Beacon, NY 12508
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
To leave an online condolence please visit www.libbyfuneralhome.com
Date Of Service
Graveside Service, Saturday, July 16, 2016 12:00 noon
Location Of Service
Fairview Cemetery 375 Washington Ave. Beacon, NY 12508