Dr. Robert S. Whitman
October 14, 1929 - May 21, 2023

ROBERT S. WHITMAN: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Robert S. Whitman, M.D. on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at the age of 93. Born on October 14, 1929 in Pittsburgh, and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh medical school, where he earned his degree in 1955.  He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Pittsburgh's Montefiore and Presbyterian Hospitals and U.S. Army Hospital, Aberdine Proving Grounds, Maryland. Dr. Whitman practiced in Churchill Valley in his medical building, "Suburban East Medical Center" until retiring in 2001.He was a highly respected physician who touched the lives of countless patients, colleagues and friends. He had a gift for connecting with people and was known for his compassion, empathy, and kindness. Deeply committed, he always went above and beyond to provide his patients with the best possible care. Dr. Whitman was the beloved husband of the late Frommie Harris Whitman for 55 years, son of the late William H. and Jenny (Goldman) Whitman; loving father of Douglas (Debbie), Jill, and the late Steven (Annetta); brother of the late Audrey Lederman of Florida and the late Lloyd (Shirley) Whitman of Pittsburgh. He is survived by his sister Barbb (Larry) Grand of Atlanta, GA, and grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was truly a Renaissance man: always a dedicated physician, he pursued multiple interests and achievements as a photographer, inventor, painter, writer and poet, creative craftsman, builder, philatelist, and antique collector. Services and Interment Private. Donations can be made to Make a Wish Foundation, 707 Grant Street, #3700, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.com