Mom and Dad Whitaker

Rose’s parents are Allan and Eileen Whitaker.


Rose’s mother’s name is Eileen Breakiron Whitaker.  She was born on June 29 in Washington, D.C.  To Chuck and Liz Breakiron.  She grew up in Texas, Turkey, and Pennsylvania.


Eileen has five brothers and one sister: Paul, Kenny & Kevin, Billy, Bobby, and Lisa.  Lisa has two children, Susie and Greg.


Rose’s father’s name is Allan Martin Whitaker.  He was born on July 2 in Saugerties, New York to Orville and Arlene Whitaker.  He grew up in Saugerties.


Allan has two sisters and one brother: Joanne, Adrienne, and Darrel.  Darrel and his wife, Linda, have two children: Kristen and Austin.  Joanne and her husband, Joe, have three children: Felicia, Cassandra, and Joey.  Adrienne has one child, Christopher. 


Allan and Eileen met at Plattsburgh AFB in New York in 1974.  Some memories of their courtship include spending many evenings alone and going to “that little place” together.


They were married on May 3, 1975  at the United Methodist Church of Belle Vernon, PA.