Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Robert A. Whitehead passed away April 10, 2012, under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born November 27, 1935 in Lockport, he was the son of William and Alice (Waite) Whitehead. Robert served in the Navy from 1954 to 1957, and he was the owner of Niagara Orleans Glass Co., taking over for his father in 1976. He retired in 2002. He was a member of the Navy/Marine Club and the NRA.
Robert is survived by his wife, Kathleen J. (Wayson) Whitehead; father of Ronald A. Whitehead and Mark D. Whitehead; grandfather of Alexandra Whitehead; brother of Linda Short and Russ (Judy) Whitehead; brother-in-law of Gilbert Wayson and William Wayson; also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.