John E Whalen

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John E. Whalen
July 25, 2006
ELLENBURG — John E. Whalen, 63, of West Hill Road, Ellenburg, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2006, at his home.

Born in Ellenburg, N.Y., at home on May 23, 1943, he was the son of Patrick and Malena (Trombley) Whalen.

He was married to Kay Leary on Oct. 26, 1963, in St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay.

John had been employed by Georgia Pacific for more than 30 years, retiring in 1999. He enjoyed working at home with his hobby farm, especially Jim and Dan, his Belgians. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and especially being a grandpa.

Mr. Whalen is survived by his wife of 43 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Ed Scott, Jill and Bob Cook; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Laura Whalen; two grandsons, Jeremy and Christopher; four granddaughters, Kaelyn, Rachel, Jillian and Emma; brothers, Carl Whalen, Bernard and his wife Beulah Whalen, Richard and his wife Mary Whalen, Walter and his wife Francis Whalen; a sister, Jane Barber; sisters-in-law, Ruth and Molly Whalen; his special extended Leary family; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Harold and Herman Whalen; and a sister, Evelyn King.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, in St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay.

Burial will take place at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chateaugay.

Arrangements are through the Chateaugay Funeral Home.

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