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Michael R. Whitford Jr.

May 27, 1958 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 62)


Michael R. Whitford Jr., 62, of Coaldale, passed away Thursday evening, December 17, 2020, in his home. He was the husband of Holly (Brinson) Whitford. They were married on March 12, 1983 and celebrated 37 years of marriage. He was employed by Dawn Career Institute as a CDL instructor. Previously he served 20 years in the Navy and served during the Gulf War. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was the son of the late Michael R. Sr. and Joan (Ericson) Whitford. He enjoyed golfing and he took great pride teaching at the career institute. Family was important to Michael. Surviving in addition to his wife, Holly, are a son Michael A. and his wife, Cyndi, of Nesquehoning; a daughter, Ashley, wife of Stephen Rozanski, of Tamaqua; a sister, Joan, wife of Ken St Jean, of Lehighton; and a grandson Knox. Private service at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.

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