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Memorial for Bruce Whittier

Born in Goffstown, NH
resided in Manchester, NH.
Service: Private

Bruce “Sid” Whittier 70, died suddenly August 31, 2017 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. Born in Grasmere he has resided in Manchester for the past 45 years. He was the son of Fred P. Whittier, Jr. and Gertrude (Emerson) Whittier.
Bruce was an auto mechanic by trade and had worked for several local auto dealers including Cavanaugh Brothers, Bentley, and Auto Dynamics. He was passionate about auto racing, and was involved for many years working on and transporting race cars across the United States. His greatest joy however, came from the time he spent with family and friends. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served with the United States Air Force.
He was predeceased by his brother Mike F. Whittier.
Members of his family include his wife of 45 years Jennifer (Hoitt) Whittier of Manchester. His siblings, Ruthanne Swanson of Henniker, Fred P. Whittier III and his wife, Elizabeth, of Show Low, Ariz., Pat Whittier and his wife, Wijpkjen, of Dunbarton , and many nieces and nephews .
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of his family. French and Rising Funeral Home 17 South Mast St. Goffstown NH is assisting with arrangements. For more information or to sign an online guestbook go to

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