Michael A. Whitman, 53, formerly of South Thomaston, died unexpectedly, due to complications of pneumonia, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in Panama City.

Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at 104 Limerock St., Rockland, Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home’s reception facility. A time of sharing will begin at 6 p.m.

To read a full obituary or to share a memory with Michael’s family, visit his Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Local arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.