James M. Whalen

  • Born: September 4, 1922
  • Died: October 12, 2011
  • Location: Palos Hills, Illinois

Donnellan Funeral Home

10525 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643

Tel. (773) 238-0075

Tribute & Message From The Family

James Marcellinus Whalen, 89, passed away peacefully Oct. 12th. Loving husband of Mary Jane, nee McCarron for 60 years. Devoted father of Mark, Deirdre, Tracey (Tom) O'Connor, John T. (Kathleen), Roger (Colette) and Garth Whalen. Fond grandfather of Michael, Alison, Margaret Mary, Daniel, Maeve, and Nell. Dear son of the late James M. and the late Florence Whalen. Brother of Florence "Dorne" (the late John E.) Walsh, Bette (the late Daniel B.) Ryan, and the late Mary Adele Whalen. Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews. James was a proud Army Veteran, Co-Operator of Opus Dei, and longtime member of Knights of Columbus. He was an alumni of Campion H.S. and University of Notre Dame. Visitation Friday 4-9 P.M. at Donnellan Funeral Home, 10525 S. Western Ave., Chgo. Family and friends will meet Saturday at Sacred Heart Church 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, 60465 for mass 10 A.M. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Info 773-238-0075. Please sign guest book at www.donnellanfuneralhome.com.