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Georgia Richwalder Whittemore

October 9, 1941 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 78)


Georgia Richwalder Whittemore, 78, of Fletcher, NC passed away at her son’s residence in Graham on Friday, May 22, 2020.

A native of Endicott, New York, she was the wife of Kennon Whittemore and the daughter of the late John and Phyllis Richwalder.

In addition to her husband of the home, survivors include her son; Marc Whittemore and his wife Vicki; daughter, Laura Wells and her husband Forrest; grandchildren, Kyleigh Whittemore, Camden Whittemore and Christian Wells; brother, John “Bubby” Reed and his wife Roberta; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm in the Rich and Thompson Chapel. The committal service will take place immediately following the funeral service at Linwood Cemetery. At other times, the family will be at the residence of her son Marc and his wife Vicki.

Due to Georgia’s love for cats, the family asked that memorials be made to the Animal Park at the Conservators Center ( ) or to your local animal shelter.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Georgia Richwalder Whittemore, please visit our floral store.


May 26, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory, Graham
207 E. Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253

Funeral Service
May 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Chapel, Graham
207 E. Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253


Animal Park of the Conservators Center
676 E. Hughes Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27217 NC 27217
Tel: 1-888-650-1139

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