Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Farewell, Mr. Christmas!

Mervin Ray Whipple, known as "Mr. Christmas," died Saturday night, April 17, 2010 in Putnam, Connecticut. I first heard about Mr. Christmas when a cousin submitted a 1999 article from The Day, of New London, Connecticut. (You can read that article on the Whipple Website.)

The Norwich (CT) Bulletin--and several other newpapers and news wires--have printed obituaries.

We'll miss you Mr. Christmas! Thank you for the good cheer you spread!

(Mervin appears in the Whipple Genweb at

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