W. Jean Whelan, 90, a loving and devoted mother and grandma, of 23 Hobson Place, Bradford, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 4, 2015) at Bradford Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.
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Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Thomas H. and Myrtle E. Flickinger Lobaugh. She was a 1943 graduate of Bradford High School.
Jean married Kenneth N. Whelan, who died on March 25, 2004.
Mrs. Whelan was employed at Corning Glass for 35 years and later for 10 years at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford as a cook.
She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are two daughters, Judy (Gary) Regis of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Sharon (Ken) DuBois of Bradford; one son, Rick Whelan of Bradford; five grandchildren Jeffrey Regis, Billy (Tomara) Regis, Amy Piche, Michele (Dane) Spriggle and Kenneth C. (Christine) DuBois Jr.; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and one special little friend Maddox Ingram.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one infant daughter Linda Whelan, one sister Elizabeth Fehley and one brother, John Lobaugh.
Family will be receiving friends on Saturday in the First Church of the Nazarene from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Joshua Haney, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, the SPCA, or a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 6 to Nov. 13, 2015