Dale Whitteker lost his battle with AML on Monday November 14,2016 at home with his wife Muriel by his side.
Beloved son of Ivan Whitteker of Williamsburg and the late Jean Whitteker, Dale was the loving father of Billy of Kitimat B.C., Stefanie Malloy (Mike) of Ottawa, Erica Walsh of Hull. He was stepfather of Vickie Lucier of Georgian Bay.
He was dear brother of Barb Whitteker of Williamsburg and Ron (Shirley) of Chesterville and brother-in-law of Carole Graham (Lynn) of Maitland.
Dale will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Dahlia Malloy, Xavier Walsh and Rowan Lucier.
He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Allan Whitteker.
He is also survived by nieces and nephews
Dale was born on the family farm in Iroquois on April 13, 1948.
The family eventually moved to Cornwall for Ivan to pursue his career with Canada Bread. After a few years they moved to Williamsburg for Ivan to continue as the local bread man.
Dale attended SS no 14 on Savings Street which in later years was renovated to become Dale and Muriel’s home.
He attended Morrisburg High. After high school he worked for a short time with his father on the bread truck, then moved on to work with Cruickshank construction driving a cement truck. Dale then started working with Voyager Colonial as a coach operator and after 34 years retired from Greyhound Canada.
Dale married his first wife Sandra Monteith and became a father to his son Billy.
In 1988 Dale needed a new vehicle so he met with the loans manager, Muriel, at his branch of BMO and as they say the rest is history. Dale and Muriel were married March 9, 1991.
Dale enjoyed life. He loved to travel and enjoyed many vacations with Muriel.
They travelled every year to the Caribbean for a few years then enjoyed their golfing vacations to Myrtle Beach, also visited Florida and wintered in Arizona.
There are many, many wonderful memories of vacationing with friends and family.
Dale was a sports enthusiast.
He played fastball, bowled and was an avid golfer, being a member of Cedar Glen golf course for many years.
He also coached the Williamsburg Oldtimers Hockey team. Not only did enjoy playing he was a big Habs fan, Boston Red Sox fan and Colts fan.
Dale was also a hunter and fisherman, traveling to pursue these interests. He and friend Richard Hess travelled yearly to the southern tier in New York state and hunted with good friend Dale Smith.
Friends and family called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral home, Williamsburg on November 16th and funeral service was held at the funeral home on November 17th.