Stanton H. Whitman, 97, of 70 Briarwood Circle, died Friday, May 14, 2010 in his home.
His wife, E. Thelma (Benton) Whitman died in 1995. Born in Everett, Ma., son of Emerson and Grace Whitman, he graduated from Dartmouth College and Boston University Law School. He served in the Air Force during WW2, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.
He practiced law in Orange, Ma., then moved to Worcester in 1951, and was appointed Asst. City Solicitor for the City of Worcester, serving in that capacity for 15 years. He was Chapter Chairman of the Worcester Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club for 2 years, and climbed all the N.H. mountain summits over 4,000 feet. He was also President of Green Mountain Club-Worcester Section.
A graveside service will be held Thursday May 20th at 1 pm. in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. There are no calling hours. CASWELL-KING FUNERAL HOME, 474 Grove St. is directing arrangements.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette on May 17, 2010