Monday, December 06, 2021


Robert M. Whitaker Jr., 88

Robert M. Whitaker Jr, of Saratoga Springs, New York, a former Westport resident, died May 30 in hospice care after a brief illness. He was 88.

Born in New York City on Feb. 16, 1932, he was the son of the late, Robert M. and Eleanor (Alexander) Whitaker Sr. and was raised in Westport.

In addition to his parents, Bob is predeceased by his first wife, Patricia (Foster) Whitaker.

He is survived by his wife, Tinker Chaplin Whitaker; his children, Kent A. Whitaker (Mona), Wende W. Neitzel (Mike), Kaiser C. Chaplin and Robert A. Whitaker (Laurie); his grandchildren, Stevenson, Katherine, James, Jack and Estelle; his sisters, Sally W. Freud (Raymond) of Cherry Hill, NJ, Anne W. Eaton (Frederick) of Stonington, Conn.; his brother in law, John F. Foster (Lorraine) of Sun City, FL.; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations in Bob’s name to the Community Hospice of Saratoga 179 Lawrence St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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