Jean E. Whetstone of the City of Tonawanda, a retired employee of Protective Closures, died Monday in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda. She was 77.
Born Jean Macali in Lyons, she first moved to North Tonawanda and then to Tonawanda, where she had lived for the last 52 years.
She was a shift lead at Protective Closures for 20 years before she retired in 1986.
Her first husband, Frank J. Schultz, died in 1973, and her second husband, Otho H. Whetstone, died in 1995.
She is survived by two stepdaughters, Gail VerHague of North Tonawanda and Brenda Barrett of Tonawanda; a son, Frank Schultz of the Town of Tonawanda; three stepsons, Michael Whetstone of North Tonawanda, Martin Whetstone of Dewittville and Timothy Whetstone of North Tonawanda; a sister, Anna Oliverio of North Tonawanda; a brother, Michael Macali of Emerald Isle; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in John O. Roth Funeral Home, 25 William St., City of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.