Iris Mae Whitman
Iris Mae Whitman, 92, of Cooperstown died Friday, July 26, 2019, at the home of her daughter. Born in Erie on August 29, 1926, she was the daughter of Ruth Jewell and T.G. Malliard. She married Charles M. Whitman on June 17, 1945, and he preceded her in death on December 20, 2012.
A 1947 graduate of Cochranton High School, she was a homemaker and worked with her husband at Whitman Enterprises.
Iris attended the Cooperstown Evangelistic Church, loved to crochet, was actively involved in the PTA when her children went to Cooperstown Elementary School, and was a lifetime member of the National PTA Organization. She was also a member of the Chapmanville VFD Ladies Auxiliary and the Wesley Grange.
Survivors include her children, Judy Stevenson and her husband Charles, Bonnie Zacherl and her husband Henry and Penny Whitman, all of Titusville. Seven grandchildren, Diana Causley and her husband John, Charles Stevenson and his wife Tami, Ronald Stevenson, John Whitman and his wife Kerry, Jodi Miller and her husband Scott, Harrison Zacherl and his fiancée Laura Jacobs and Julia Zacherl.
Seven great grandchildren, Amy Wichtner, Kimberly Causley, Gretchen Whitman, Anastasia Whitman, Andrew and Lily Stevenson and Adrianna Miller. Six great great grandchildren, Zachary, Aubrey and Hailey Wichtner, Amelia Cartelli, Jaxon Causley, and Wyatt Brandon, and a daughter-in-law Susan Daily and her husband Jim.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sons Charles Whitman Jr. and John Whitman, and a brother Clair Malliard.
Friends and family will be received at the DICKSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton on Tuesday from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. Funeral services will be 11:00am, Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Fultz officiating. Interment will be in Cooperstown Cemetery.
Memorials can be made in Iris's name to the American Cancer Society, the Wesley Grange or to a charity of choice.
Published on July 28, 2019


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