WHELAN, Richard W. Of Mansfield, formerly of Dedham. July 4, 2014. Retired Master Inspector for the M.B.T.A. Beloved husband of Catherine A. (Spada) Whelan. Devoted father of Richard Whelan of Norwood; David Drinkwater of Mansfield; David Whelan of Connecticut; Sonya Whelan of Attleboro; Michael Whelan of Mansfield; also survived by 9 loving grandchildren. Brother of Nancy Ehnstrom of Hopkington and the late Thomas Whelan Jr. Richard was a passionate, adoring, loving man, whose family meant the world to him. A private viewing and funeral service will be held at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High Street, DEDHAM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online guestbook,

George F. Doherty & Sons

Dedham (781) 326-0500

Funeral Home

George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home
456 High Street Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-0500
Published in The Boston Globe on July 5, 2014