MILLINOCKET – Jacqueline T. Whittier, 77, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at a Millinocket hospital. She was born July 18, 1936, in Millinocket.
She is survived by three children, Elaine Ferland and her husband, Wayne, of Millinocket, Greg Heier of Colorado, and Briget Heier of Millinocket; four grandchildren, Brent and Ashley Ferland, Colton Casey, and Brandon Rush; four siblings, Nadine Harrington of Grover Beach, Calif., Robert Griffin of Meriden, Conn., Mary Plourde of Millinocket, and Larry Emerson of Los Angeles; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jacqueline will also be missed by her feline friend, Flo. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis C. Whittier; her father, John J. Griffin; her mother, Florence (DeVoe) Emerson; her stepfather, Lawrence Emerson; a brother, William Griffin; and a sister, Florence Griffin.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at the Millinocket Cemetery with Rev. Joel Cyr officiating. Gifts in memory of Jacqueline may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.