Frances Bernadette (Sullivan) Whitaker

January 27, 1951 ~ October 23, 2019 (age 68)


Whitaker, Frances Bernadette (nee Sullivan) – While surrounded by her family and friends, Fran passed away at Hospice Peterborough on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Loving wife of the late Bob Whitaker. Daughter of the late Frank Sullivan and Agnes (Sweeney). Devoted mother of Karrie and stepmother of Tom (Joanne), Janine and Gary. Loving grandma of her doll Kaedann. Step grandma of Ashley, Ryan, and Brittney. Sister of Teresa Quinlan (late Tom), Bernard Sullivan (late Monica), Helen Sheehan (late Dan), late Eileen Clancy (late Ed). Sister-in-law and dear friend of Lori Whitaker (Dan Rapard), late Richard Whitaker, and the late Barry Whitaker (late Donna). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews and many very good friends. Special thanks to Dr. Whiting and the palliative care team. All are invited to attend a Service of Remembrance at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road, on Monday, October 28th at 1:00 P.M. Reception to follow. In memory of Fran, donations may be made to Hospice Peterborough or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online book of condolence may be signed at

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Memorial Service
October 28, 2019

1:00 PM
Highland Park Funeral Centre
2510 Bensfort Rd.,
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 1C5

October 28, 2019

Highland Park Reception Centre
2510 Bensfort Road
Peterborough, ON K9J 1C5


Hospice Peterborough
325 London Street, Peterborough ON K9H 2Z5
Tel: 1-705-742-4042

Canadian Cancer Society
730 The Kingsway Unit 2. Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6W6, AB
Tel: 1-705-742-3823

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