hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

May 23, 2013

Thompson D. Whitman, 56

Haverhill — Thomas D. Whitman, 56, of Haverhill died Sunday Feb. 10, at Baker Katz Nursing Home, Haverhill.

He was born in Haverhill, November 26, 1956, son of the late Howard and Nancy (Kenney) Whitman.

Educated in the Haverhill school system, Tom graduated from Whittier Tech., where he studied upholstery.

He served in the Navy for two years.

A sports enthusiast, Woody played on several area softball teams.

His survivors include a son, Justin Whitman; four sisters, Deborah Richie and her husband, Joe, of Revere; Eileen Beaupre-Simpson of Haverhill; Sherry L. Abbott of Haverhill; Julie Whitman of Haverhill; an aunt, Linda and her husband, Bob McCulough, of Florida; an uncle, Ralph Williams of Lawrence; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His memorial service was held on Tuesday afternoon, May 21, at 1 p.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial was in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. A visitation period preceded the Memorial Service on Tuesday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Arrangements were by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Condolences to his family may be made at