Timothy J. Whyte, 69: Enjoyed baseball, coaching and golf

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BARRE, Vt. — Timothy J. “Tim” Whyte, 69, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, and Brunswick, died Sept. 29 after a long illness.

On Oct. 2, 1939, he was born in Springfield, Mass., son of William Ward Whyte II and Dorothy Viola (Thompson) Whyte.

After attending St. Francis Preparatory School in Pennsylvania, he attended St. Anselm’s College in Manchester, N.H., graduating in 1962.

On April 20, 1963, he married his high school sweetheart, Mary E. Stanton, in Schenectady N.Y.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a reservist, private first class, in the early 1970s.

His family and friends will remember his enthusiasm for baseball, love of coaching, and passion for golf. He ordered his life by God, Mary and family.

Surviving are his wife, Mary; their five children, Sharon K. Tatro of Cape Elizabeth, Timothy J. “TJ” Whyte Jr., of Morrisville, Vt., Patrick Michael Whyte of Glen Rock, N.J., Maureen Anne Slayton of Springfield, Mass., Colleen Elizabeth Ward, of Cabot, Vt.; three siblings, Terrance C Whyte of Conyers, Ga., Susan P. Roux of Yarmouth, and William Ward Whyte III of Covington, Ga.; eight grandchildren, John Patrick Whyte, Patricia Mary Whyte, Margaret Hope Whyte all of Glen Rock, N.J., Emily Elizabeth Ward and Joseph Stanton Ward of Cabot, Vt., Aidan James Slayton and Avery Elizabeth Slayton of Springfield, Mass., Timothy “Ty” John Whyte III of Morrisville, Vt.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 10 at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Cape Elizabeth.

Memorial contributions can be made to National Right to Life, Attn: Development, 512 10th St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20004 or the American Association for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick

Memorial condolences can be expressed at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.