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Ralph "Jerry" G. Whitney

May 23, 1942 February 7, 2019
Ralph "Jerry" G. Whitney
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Obituary for Ralph "Jerry" G. Whitney

Ralph “Jerry” G. Whitney, 76, of Medford, Oregon, passed away after a short illness on February 7, 2019 at Asante Rogue Reginal Medical Center.
Jerry was born in Gofftown, NH to Charles E. and Faith Whitney on May 23, 1942. He served in the Air Force from 1958 to 1963. He married Carole A. Baptistella on June 20, 1998 in Claremont, NH. He worked as a machinist for N.H. Ball Bearing for 30 years. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose for 55 years and a Pilgrim of the Order for 30 years. In Medford, he was a member of Knights of Columbus for the last 5 years. He was awarded the Fourth Degree in the Order and the title “Sir Knight”.
Jerry was preceded in death by Charles E. and Faith Whitney-Starcher, parents; Rose Whitney, step-mother; and Denny Whitney, brother.
Jerry is survived by spouse, Carole AB Whitney; daughter, Maureen Whitney Gordon (Neil); son, Edward Whitney (Colleen); step-son, John J. Baptistella, Jr. (Cory); step-daughters, Barbara J Albanese (John) and Victoria A. Baptistella; brothers, Keith McGuire and Chris Starcher; sister, Harriet Whitney; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 8:30 a.m. on February 26, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church, South Oakdale Ave., Medford, OR. Rosary will precede Mass at 8:00 a.m. at the church. Fr. Ken Sampson will be officiating. Reception will follow at the Parish Hall. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at the Eagle Point National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Medford Council of the Knights of Columbus.


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Service

Tuesday

26

Feb

8:30 AM 2/26/2019 8:30:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

517 W. 10th St.
Medford, OR 97501

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
517 W. 10th St. Medford 97501 OR
United States

Cemetery

Tuesday

26

Feb

1:00 PM 2/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eagle Point National Cemetery

2763 Riley Road
Eagle Point, OR 97524

Eagle Point National Cemetery
2763 Riley Road Eagle Point 97524 OR
United States
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