Edwin Whiffen was born in New York in 1928. The census records show his families Home in 1940: Broome. Edwin enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Edwin was born in Port Chester, New York in 1928 and after graduating high school, he served with the United States Navy.
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 2010
Whiffen, Edwin, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2010.
Edwin was born in Port Chester, New York in 1928 and after graduating high school, he served with the United States Navy. He earned a bachelor's degree from the General Motors Institute and a Master's degree from the University of Southern California. He married Jean Rauch in 1954 and together they raised four boys in Fullerton, CA.
Edwin worked as an engineer in the aerospace industry for thirty-five years before retiring to San Clemente. Edwin loved playing bridge, reading, and traveling the world aboard cruise ships. He was a member of Dana Point's Volunteer's In Police Services (VIPS) program and the San Clemente Rotary.
Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, and son, Richard. He is survived by his beloved Betty and three children, James of San Marcos, John of Fountain Valley, and Charles of Glendale, AZ; as well as eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Lesneski Mortuary, 640 South El Camino Real, San Clemente.
Interment will follow in Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton.
Published in the Orange County Register on December 14, 2010.
Loma Vista Memorial Park
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
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