HARTSDALE, N.Y. - Donald Peter Whyte of Hartsdale died Feb. 8. He was 88.
He was born July 24, 1923 in Bronx, N.Y. to the late Frederice and Elizabeth Whyte. A Navy veteran, he served during World War II. Whyte worked in the HVAC industry and as a hard lines buyer for J.C. Penney and J.A. Sexauer. Whyte was also a founding member of the Refrigeration Services Engineer Society and longtime secretary for the Metro N.Y. chapter.
A motorcycle enthusiast, he was a life member of the American Motorcyclist Association and secretary and treasurer for Crotona Motorcycle Club. Whyte was a life member of the NRA and Elmsford Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife Viola Whyte, his son Bruce Whyte, his daughter Nancy (Frank) Re and a grandson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at Ballard-Durand Funeral Home in White Plains. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at The White Plains Presbyterian Church, followed by interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery in the Bronx.
Contributions may be made to the Get Well Gabby Foundation , 8 Jordyn Court, Ocean View, DE 19970.
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