COVENTRY — Andrew J. Whitaker, 57, of Coventry, passed away at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, with his loving family by his side, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. He was the father of Diocese of Providence Seminarian Nicholas J. Delfino-Whitaker. He is also survived by Nicholas’ mother Sherri L. Delfino, of Coventry. Born in Providence, he was a son of Nancy P. (Fagan) Whitaker of Coventry and the late Richard E. Whitaker.
Andrew graduated from Coventry High School in 1983. He went on to employment as an electrician at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Quonset for many years. He later worked at Amtrol Inc. Andrew enjoyed freshwater fishing and spending many summers in Maine.
Andrew was the brother of Gail P. Whitaker of West Warwick, Stephen L. Whitaker of Coventry and Russell P. Whitaker (Robin) also of Coventry. He was the brother of the late Richard E. “Rick” Whitaker Jr. and James M. “Jimbo” Whitaker. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Feb. 6, in SS. John & Paul Church, with interment at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Greenwich.