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1976 Sig Alum Dies Unexpectedly

Steve Whiteside Worked in Atlantic City Casino Industry

November 9, 2009

Steven L. Whiteside, 55, died unexpectedly Nov. 7. He was a 1976 Wilmington College alumnus and member of Sigma Zeta. He was vice president of hotel operations at Caesar's Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl, and two sons.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Wimberg Funeral Home, 211 E. Great Creek Road, Galloway, N.J. 08205 (609-645-0001), followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m.

Two scholarship funds have been established in his name, including the Steve Whiteside ACHLA Scholarship, 151 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 709, Atlantic City, N.J. 08481 and the Steve Whiteside Scholarship Fund (for students interested in hospitality management), c/o Michelle Poinelli, 1201 New York Ave., N.W., #600, Washington D.C. 20005 (202-289-3100).

Steve's family can be reached at: Cheryl Whiteside, 720 Blenheim, Absecon, N.J. 08210. Also, college friend and Sig brother Mike Woodford can be reached at 513-240-7775.