Obituary: Cyril (Bart) Whittaker, 80, of Milford

Cyril Barrton (Bart) Whittaker, 80, of Milford, beloved husband of Linda Lewis Peterson Whittaker, died on Monday, July 25, 2016 at CT Hospice in Branford. Born in New Haven on Dec. 5, 1935, he was the son of the late Cyril and Erma Whittaker. Bart served in the U. S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. He was a math and science teacher in AZ. He worked in the Human Resources Division of the State of CT in Bridgeport.

Bart is survived by his daughter, Twyla Whittaker Hughes of Los Gatos, CA, his son, Timothy Whittaker of Glendale, AZ, and Linda's daughter, Tami Peterson Jackson. He is also survived by his brothers, Paul Whittaker of Orange and Wally (Peg) Whittaker of AZ, and his sister Nancy Whittaker (Jim) Connors of Orange, and his 10 grandchildren.

Calling hours Thursday, July 28 from 4 - 7  p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. A memorial service will be at the First United Church of Christ, Congregational, 34 West Main St., Milford on Friday, July 29 at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.

George J. Smith Funeral Home, Milford.