Frances Jean Whittemore, 89, longtime of Essex, passed away in
her home Thursday, February 16, 2017 following a lengthy
illness. Born in Boston she was the daughter of the late George
M. and Margaret M. (Devine) Whittemore.
Jean traveled the world and had lived in London for two years.
She loved cats, Jeopardy and gardening.
Jean is survived by her longtime companion Jennifer Stephens of
Essex; two nieces Deirdre L. Brassil of Bridgewater and Tracy J.
Kelley of Conroe, TX. Jean was predeceased by two sisters, Ruth
Regan of Brighton, Barbara Whittemore of South Boston and a
brother, Ralph Whittemore of Bridgewater
Visiting hours will 2 to 4 pm Saturday, February 18 in the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in her name may be made to Rosie’s Place, 889
Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118.