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Thomas Whalen


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Thomas Whalen Obituary
Thomas Whalen, 92, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Irwin, a son of the late Eugene F. and Philomena (Koelsch) Whalen. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as an engineer for Westinghouse. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Slovenian Ballroom, of Herminie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Tillie (Petterle) Whalen; five brothers, Matthew, Paul, Eugene Jr., John and James Whalen; two sisters, M. Grace Sherbondy and Joanne Henke. Surviving are a son, Thomas M. Whalen and his wife, Mary, of Cranberry Township; three grandchildren, Marissa Dittrich and her husband, Cole, Connor and Evan; a sister-in-law, Steffie Whalen, of North Huntingdon; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin. Parting prayers will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon.
The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations may be made to the , 790 Holiday Drive No. 11, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. To send online condolences, please visit www.ottfuneralhome.com.
Published in Norwin Star from Apr. 7 to Apr. 19, 2018
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