Dorothy Marie Whitaker

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“Rest easy aunt D we love you ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Sheree West - Metairie, LA

“My sincerest condolences to you all. May this beautiful woman Rest In Peace. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Panquerne - New Orleans, LA

“I met Dorothy many years ago when we were both in our twenties. Dorothy use to abstract for us and we became friendly. I use to run into her in the...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Patty Brignac - Metairie, LA

“So Sorry to hear the passing of Dorothy, She was a great gal and will be missed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy Pond - Metairie - Friend

“God bless this beautiful woman, her dedication to our God, her faith, and her family. She is the epitome of what we should all strive to be. Her...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Crystal Ibrom - Humble, TX

“Whitaker Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Try and focus on the amazing memories you created with...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Leann Morris - Jefferson, LA

“We miss her so much. She was a part of our gym family and will never be forgotten. Prayers and condolences to her family and friends. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Amanda Estapa - Covington, LA

“Our deepest sympathies,The Servicelink LMS operations team ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Ringeisen - Coraopolis, PA

“TO ALL OF DOROTHY'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS;DOROTHY WAS SOMEONE THAT WOULD LIGHT UP A ROOM WHEN SHE WOULD WALK INTO IT. SHE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED BY ALL...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: TONI HOLLAND - GREENSBURG, LA

“She was one of the most humblest people you could have ever met ! She was full of joy and laughter ! Forever an amazing woman ! A queen ! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Kyla West - Metairie, LA - Family

“May she rest peacefully in the hands of God. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Mayo - Covington, LA

“Our deepest sympathy.. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tiger & Rachel Erwin - Hammond

“So sorry for y'all lose. She was a beautiful soul with a lot of love to give. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Tootie Turner - Carriere, MS


Dorothy Marie Whitaker passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 56. She was born on Tuesday, January 11, 1966 in Jackson, Mississippi to Mary Demers Sanmarco and Stan Sherwood. She was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Dorothy is survived by her husband of 35 years, James Whitaker; mother, Mary Sanmarco; father, Stan Sherwood; sons, Jonathan Whitaker, Justin Whitaker and his wife, Samantha, and Jason Whitaker; grandchildren, Asher Whitaker and Emery Whitaker; and siblings, Kathy Sherwood, Cindy Sherwood, Evelyn Sherwood, Steven Sherwood, and Andy Sherwood.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Melissa Sherwood; and her step-father, Joe Sanmarco.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula, 100 W Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM. A funeral mass will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 North 8th Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, beginning at 11:00 AM.

Interment will follow in Rosaryville Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.