1942 – 2019
N. Grosvenordale – Betty M. Whipple, 77, of Holmes St, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Day Kimball Hospital. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Emily (Conley) Greenlaw. Robert Whipple, Sr., her beloved husband passed away on February 19, 2019.
Mrs. Whipple was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, crocheting, macramé and was a NASCAR fan. She especially loved her children and her grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her sons, William Whipple and his wife Jennifer of Eastford, and Robert Whipple, Jr. and his wife Jordan of Winstead; her daughters, Sharon Kalis and her husband Robert of St. Augustine, FL, Georgia Pollard and Roberta Guadarrama and her husband Victor Albino of N. Grosvenordale, and Jackie Waldron and her fiancé Kevin House of Beaver Dams, NY; her sisters, Ruth Greenlaw and Nancy Chalis; 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her brother, the late Raymond Greenlaw; her sisters, the late Leila Bracy June, and June Bournazian; and a grandson.
Services have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. At the family’s request, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Whipple family c/o The Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.