1929 – 2013

LEWISTON — John B. Whytock, 84, of Harlow Hill Road, Mexico, died Friday, Nov. 1, at Central Maine Medical Center.

He was born in Rumford on Aug. 15, 1929, the son of James and Annie (Brown) Whytock. John graduated from Mexico High School, Class of 1946, and served a four-year apprenticeship with the Brick Layers Union to become a mason.

John also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a mason for more than 40 years and retired from Boise Cascade Paper Co. in Rumford.

John was a member of Robert Shand VFW Post, Napoleon Ouellette American Legion Post, Blazing Star Masonic Lodge, retired from the Mexico Fire Department, a life member of the Bricklayers Union and a member of the Mexico Congregational Church.

He was married in Mexico on July 3, 1951, to Viola MacConaghy who survives of Mexico. Other survivors include his daughters, Janet Whytock and companion, Rick Mohr, of Arundel, Kay Jackson and husband, Eddie, of Weld and Sandra Fish and companion, Donald Prevost, of Rumford; a brother, Robert Whytock of Augusta; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and memories online at www.meaderandson.com.

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