Elizabeth Jean Whitmore
Elizabeth Whitmore passed away peacefully after fighting 25 years of breast cancer. She spent her last weeks surrounded by her family and friends.
She was born in Lebanon, Ohio and she was the oldest of four children. She graduated from high school and college, she went to work as a secretary for the FBI. She was transferred to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she met her beloved husband Louis Whitmore in Alameda.
They were married May 30, 1947, they had five children, 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Louis A. Whitmore; brother, Lester Engel; her children: Karen Loftus, Louis A Whitmore II, Mary Dougherty, Deborah Orgen and Beverly Whitmore; 13 grandchildren: Kristina Roberts, Patricia Whitmore, Kimberly Estigoy, Andrea Noguera, Victoria Whitmore, Joseph Loftus, Amiee Shannon Loftus, Erin Loftus, Timothy Loftus, Carl Orgen, Tabitha Orgen, Cheryl Oren and Dana Orgen; nine great-grandchildren: Jeremy Estigoy, Francisco Estigoy, Courtney Roberts, Alycia Estigoy, Trinity Estigoy, Jessica Noguera, Gabriela Noguera, Emmy Loftus and Jake Loftus; and two great-great-grandchildren: Aliyah and Ariana Estigoy.
Elizabeth was an active member or the Rebekah’s and Oddfellow Lodge, WETS, DAR and a member for Twin Towers Church.
The family would like to invite you to Elizabeth Whitmore’s service Saturday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. at 1411 Oak St. Alameda, followed by the celebration of her life in the social hall.
In lieu of flowers please send your contribution to the American Cancer Society.