Harold Whalen

Chateaugay Record, Thursday, January 3, 1974
Funeral services for Harold
Whalen, 42, of Ellenburg
Center, who was killed in a
snowmobile accident Saturday
night, December 22, were
held Monday, December 24th
in St. Edmund’s Church,
Ellenbucg with the Rev. John
Weir officietlng. Burial will
be te ibe parish cemetery.
Born in Ellenburg Center,
March 25, 1931, he was a son
of Mrs Malean Trombly
Whalen of Brainardsville, and
the late Patrick Whalen and
worked on general coottruetion
in the area.
He was married to the former
Molly Anna Gregory.
Beside his mother and wife,
he is survived by a daughter,
Susan, I5, and two sons
Larry, 13, and Dennis, 11, all
at home} two sisters
Evelyn King of Burke and Mrs
Jane Barber of Chasy Lake
and six brothers, Herman of
Churubusco, Carl and Bernard
both of Ellenburg Center,
Richard of Chateaugey, Walter
of Bralnardrvllle and John of

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Robert James Whalen


Robert Whalen,
Ellenburg, killed
in crash
Robert Whalen, 19, of Ellenburg
Center, was killed Sunday
morning In an auto accident on
Rt. 190, Just west of the Vander.
bogart Rd. He was driving alone
when his car shot out of control,
rolled over and went down
an embankment.
He was the son of Mr, and
Mrs. Raymond Whalen of Ellenburg
Center, His mother is the
former Evangellne Tourville,
According to State Police,
the car went off the north side
of the road, struck a small snowbank,
and overturned. Whalen
was ejected, and the car then
went down the embankment,
landing on its roof.
The accident was not discovered
until some five hours
later, at 6 A. M,, when a farmer
came upon the wreckage.
Born June 21, 1950, he is survived,
besides his parents by two
brothers, Clement Whalen of
Rochester and Ronald Whalen of
Ellenburg Center; six sisters,
Mrs. Marjorie Gnass of Rochester;
Carol of Plattsburgh; Mrs.
Brent Trombley of Ellenburg
Services were held Tuesday at
10 a.m. at St. Edmund’s Church,
Ellenburg, with burial in Immaculate
Heart of Mary Cemetery
in Churubusco.

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Nora Whalen

Press-Republican — Saturday November 22, 1975

Mrs. Nora Brady
Churubusco- Mrs Nora Brady, 89
died Friday at her home here.
She was bron in Churubusco on
April 29 1886 the daughter of
Richard and Katherine (Hayes)
Whalen. She was the wife of
John Brady who died in 1951.
Mrs. Brady is survived by eight
sons, William of Chateaugay, Mark
0f Utica, Walter of Dannemora
Kenneth ot Bangor, Raymond of
Florida and John, Francis and
Donald all of Churubusco, Two
daughters Mrs Benjamin (Blanche)
Lavery of Chateaugay and Mrs
Lester (Nora Ann) Francisco of
Penn Yan. 27 grand children and
seven great grand children. She is
also survived by two brothers
David Whalen of Brentwood, LI and
Roy Whalen of Holland Patent, and
two sisters Mrs.Stanley (Maime) Williams
of Otica, and Mrs. William (Eleanor) Rice
 of Malone.
Her wake is scheduled for her
home on the Frontier Road in
Churubusco and the funeral will be
Monday at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate
Heart of Mary Church.
Calling hours begin this afternoon
at her residence and burial
will take place in the spring.

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John E Whalen


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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Herman James Whalen


Obituaries: 01/29/06

Herman James Whalen
CHURUBUSCO — Herman James Whalen, 80, formerly of Churubusco, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at the CVPH Medical Center In Plattsburgh.

He was born in Ellenburg Center on Sept. 2, 1925, the son of Patrick and Malena (Trombley) Whalen.

He graduated from Ellenburg Central School in 1942 and from the State University Teachers College at Plattsburgh in 1957. He received his master’s degree from St. Lawrence University in 1959.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict in 1952 to 1953. From 1956 to 1991, he taught at Massena Central School, Chateaugay Central School and the Palm Beach School System. For 10 years, he served as director of the N.Y.S. Conservation School at Ray Brook. He acquired his N.Y.S. certifications in school administration and guidance in 1983. He and his wife, Ruth, co-authored the “History of the Chateaugay Lakes,” which was published in 1997. He and his wife, Ruth, traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Ireland.

He was a member of Elks Lodge 621 of Plattsburgh and a former member of the Knights of Columbus and American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Ruth (Gagnier) Whalen of Plattsburgh; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Carl Whalen of Chateaugay, Bernard and Beulah Whalen of Morrisonville, Richard and Mary Whalen of Ellenburg Depot, Walter and Frances Whalen of Brainardsville, John and Kay Whalen of Merrill; a sister, Jane Barber of Dannemora; a sister-in-law, Molly Whalen of Dannemora; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; a brother, Harold Whalen; a sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Walter King; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Whalen; a brother-in-law, Wilmer “Bud” Barber; and a nephew and Godson, Allen Whalen died earlier.

Calling hours will be held on Monday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the E.F. Drown Funeral Service in Ellenburg Depot.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Monday from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Churubusco. Interment will be in the parish cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Evelyn Mae Whalen

Evelyn M. King
Burke — Evelyn M. King, 64, of the East Road, Burke, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of the North Country.

She was born in Ellenburg, N.Y., on Sept. 5, 1937, the daughter of Patrick and Malena (Trombley) Whalen.

She married Walter King on June 5, 1956, in St. Edmund’s Church, Ellenburg.

Mrs. King is survived by her husband of 45 years; six children and their spouses, Walter P. King of Elira, Ohio, Cathy and Brian Kourofsky of Merrill, N.Y., Daniel and Susie Jones King of Chateaugay, N.Y., Joan and Bryant Dumont of Brainardsville, N.Y., Janie King of Champlain, N.Y., and Dick and Lisa King of West Chazy, N.Y.; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman and Ruth Whalen of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Bernard and Beulah Whalen of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Walter and Frances Whalen of Brainardsville, N.Y., Richard and Mary Dale Whalen of Ellenburg, N.Y., and John and Kay Whalen of Merrill, N.Y.; eight grandchildren, Erin Lee Dumont, Kristin Kourofsky, Brian Kourofsky, Hilary Hawksby, Heather Hawksby, Tori Rabideau, Evan King, and Hayden King.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Harold Whalen.

Mrs. King graduated from Ellenburg Central School in Ellenburg. She was a communicant of St. George’s Church, Burke, a member of the Chateaugay American Legion Auxiliary.

She was also an avid lover and breeder of Boston Terriers.

Calling hours will be held at Chateaugay Funeral Home on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Chateaugay American Legion Auxiliary will hold a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Friday evening, March 1, 2002, in St. George’s Church, with Rev. Bill Edwards officiating. Burial will take place in the spring at St. Edmund’s Cemetery, Ellenburg.

Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country or The American Cancer Society directed toward Breast Cancer Research.

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Margaret Jane Whalen

Press Republican SATURDAY,
MARCH 12, 1988

Margaret McPberson
ELLENBURG – A funeral
mass for Margaret McPherson,
97. who died Monday. March 7,
1988. at the Alice Hyde Nursing
Home in Malone, was held at 11
a.m. on Friday at St. Edmund’s
Church in Ellenburg. The Rev.
Giibert Menard celebrated the
mass. –
Bearers were Michael and
Joseph McPherson. Kermit
Honsinger Jr., Richard. Bernard
and Walter Whalen.
Burial will be in St. Edmund’s
Cemetery in the spring.

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Raymond D Whalen

Press-Republican—Thursday, June 20,1985

Raymond D. Whalen
Raymond D. Whalen, 74, died
Wednesday, June 19. 1985, at the
CVPH Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 8, 1910, in
Ellenburg, N.Y., the son of John
and Jane (Wynne) Whalen. He
was a dairy farmer in Ellenburg
Center for many years.
Survivors include his wife,
Evangeline (Tourville) Whalen
of Ellenburg Center; two sons,
Clement of Marion, N.Y. and
Ronald of Ellenburg Center; six
daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Gnass
of Rochester, Mrs. Carol Hall of
Morrisonville, Mrs. Regina
Trombly of Ellenburg Center,
Miss Betty Whalen of Morrisonville,
Mrs. Barbara Decosse of
Churubusco and Mrs. Kathy
Whalen of Ellenburg Center; two
sisters, Mrs. Erma Honsinger of
Ellenburg Center and Margaret
McPherson of Malone; and 18
grandchildren. One son, Robert
James Whalen, died April 26,
Calling hours will be at the
Whalen residence after 8.30 this
evening and on Friday. Funeral
services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday
at St. Edmund’s Church in
Ellenburg. Burial will be in Immaculate
Heart Cemetery,
Churubusco.The E.F. Drown
Funeral Service, Ellenburg
Depot, is in charge of arrangements

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Patrick Whalen

Press Republican Friday, April 20 1973

Patrick Whalen
Whalen, 73, died Thursday afternoon
at his residence.
He was born July 31, 1899, in
Ellenburg Center, the son of .John
and Jane (Wyne) Whalen.
Survivors include his wlfe,the
former Malena Trombly; seven
sons, Herman Whalen of Churubusco,
Carl, Bernard and Harold
Whalen of Ellenburg Center,
Richard Whalen of Chateaugay.
Walter Whalen of Brainardsville
and John Whalen of Merrill; two
daughters, Mrs. Evelyn King of
Burke and Mrs. Jane Barber of
Chazy Lake; two brothers, George
and Raymond Whaien of Ellenburg
Center; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret
McPherson and Mrs. Kermit
(Irma) Honsinger of Ellenburg
Center, and 29 grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Whalen
homestead today at 10 a.m.
Funeral services will be Saturday
at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edmund’s
Church in Ellenburg. Entombment
will be in the church cemetery

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James Whalen

Malone Farmer Wednesday May 2 1917
The body of James Whalen, a well known
resident of the town of Clinton,
was found lying in the road about
three miles east of Chateaugay early
Sunday morning-. Mr. Whalen had
been in Chateaugay Saturday afternoon
and started in the evening to
drive to the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Matthew Dwyer. The body was
within 100 yards of his daughter’s
home. He fell out of the buggy and
his horse continued home. Coroner
Oliver was called and found that the
cause of death was apoplexy. He
probably died instantly before his body
fell to the ground. He was 62 years
of age and is survived by several sons
and daughters

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