It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Whalen at the age of 71, Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Ottawa. John lived a full life, with many experiences and ventures, accompanied by family as well as friends of Bill W. Predeceased by his parents Helen and Clarence Whalen, and sister Helen Whalen. Survived by his siblings Win Harwood (Henry), Nora English (Ron), Rose McHale (Neil), and Gerard Whalen (Jane), and his many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. We are very thankful to Danny and Stephane for their help and support, also the staff at the Ottawa Civic Hospital for their professional work and kindness. Friends are invited to visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road (at Aviation Parkway), Thursday, October 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Annunciation of the Lord Church, 2414 Ogilvie Road, Friday, October 25 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Bruyere Palliative Care Unit or to the Ottawa Mission.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Whalen 1948 2019..
Death notice for the town of: Ottawa, Province: Ontario