In New Haven April 23, 2011, Dorene C. Whitmore of 229 Branford Rd., North Branford, formerly of Branford.
She was born February 24, 1938 in New Haven, daughter of the late Victor and Lillian Brunner Andrus. She worked for many years as a waitress and hostess for the Parthenon Diner in Branford. She was a communicant of St. Augustine Church in North Branford.
Dorene is survived by her children, Donald A. Whitmore, Jr. of Clinton, Gina M. Ferris of Clinton, John A. (Diana) Whitmore, Sr. of North Haven, and Jodie L. Whitmore of North Branford; her brother, John Andrus of Branford, 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Friday morning at 10 in St. Augustine Church. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday evening from 5 – 7 PM in the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford.
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