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Dawn Shirley Whitney

April 26, 1936 April 25, 2018
Dawn Shirley Whitney
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Obituary for Dawn Shirley Whitney

Dawn Shirley (Innes) Whitney, age 81, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Caritas Norwood Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Donald and Margaret (Kennedy) Innes.

Dawn was born on April 26, 1936 in Crystal, ND and married her husband John “Jack” Whitney on November 3, 1962 in Tonawanda, NY. Dawn was employed as a flight attendant for TWA and was a nurse at Caritas Norwood Hospital for over thirty six years. She enjoyed painting both oil and watercolors and enjoyed creating miniatures. She was a member of the Foxborough Garden Club and enjoyed visits to Cape Cod. She was an adoring grandmother and most enjoyed spending time with her family.

Beloved wife of John “Jack” Whitney. Devoted mother of Dina and her husband Danny Rounds of Foxborough, Scott Whitney and his wife Marcia of Warren, RI, Douglas Whitney and his wife Robin of Foxborough and the late Gregory Whitney. Adoring Nana of Samantha, Paige, Liam, Owen, Danny, Jessica, Jamie and Jack. Sister of the late Gary Innes and Margaret “Peggy” Sowers.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, May 6 from 1 to 4 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough followed by a funeral service at 4 PM at the funeral home. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To send an on-line condolence please visit the funeral home web site at

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dawn’s memory may be made to the Foxborough Discretionary Fund, PO Box 636, Foxborough, MA 02035.


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