Leroy Whiteman
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Saturday
30
March

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Codey & Jones Funeral Home
54 Roseland Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
30
March

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Codey & Jones Funeral Home
54 Roseland Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
30
March

Final Resting Place with Military Honors

1:00 pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Restland Memorial Park
77 Deforest Avenue
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Leroy John Whiteman

Leroy John Whiteman

Loving Brother Father & Grandfather

 

Leroy John Whiteman "Roy", 89, of Fairfield, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Services will be held in the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Ave., Caldwell, NJ on Saturday, March 30th at Noon. Relatives and friends are invited to visit one hour before the service. Interment with Military Honors to follow at Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover, NJ. To extend a condolence or share a memory, please visit www.codeyjonesfh.com

Born in Waterbury, CT to Arthur and Mary (Trought) Whiteman, Roy lived in Kearny and Glen Ridge before moving to Fairfield to raise his family.

Roy proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He was a tool and die maker for many years with New Departure Hyatt Roller Bearings in Clark, NJ.

Roy enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing and gardening in his backyard.

He was predeceased by his wife, Emily (Perry) and sons, John and George.

Surviving are his devoted son, Kenneth and his wife, Anne Bishop; daughter-in-law, Susan (Pontus); loving sister, Norma (Richard) Chestnut; cherished grandchildren, John, Jr, Katie and David (Mfoniso), USMC; adored great grandson, David "Junior"; also nieces, nephews and cousins.

If so desired flowers would be welcomed or a donation in honor of Roy to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) would be appreciated.

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