Mary Elizabeth Whitton, 74, dedicated dog rescuer

Mary Elizabeth Whitton

KURE BEACH — Mary Elizabeth Whitton, 74, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Wilmington.

Mary was born Nov. 28, 1946, in Fort George Mead, Maryland, to the late James Richmond and Margaret Eleanor Whitton.

Mary spent the latter years of her life as a clinical research nurse. She also did practical nursing and home healthcare. She was an avid dog lover, rescuing several of her own.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her sisters, Suzy Liss and Margaret Whitton.

Mary is survived by her daughter, JoJo Whitton; son, Jerrod Whitton; and brothers, Jim Whitton and John Whitton (Teresa DeShields), who is Mary’s twin.

There is no visitation or service planned at this time.

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