Final Patrol: Trooper Edward Vincent Whalen Jr. (Retired)

Edward Vincent Whalen Jr.

May 19, 1938 - October 3, 2021

Edward Vincent Whalen, Jr., age 83, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021 at his residence.

Born May 19, 1938 in Queens, NY he was the son of the late Edward Vincent Whalen, Sr. and Minetta Francis Whalen. Mr. Whalen was a retired New York State Trooper. He was an avid outdoorsman, having loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed being on the sailboat and loved his grandchildren dearly. Mr. Whalen was a member of the Masonic Lodge and served as a volunteer at Conway Medical Center.

Along with his parents, Mr. Whalen was predeceased by a sister, Adele McGann.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth Whalen; two sons, Timothy Whalen and Matthew Whalen (Elisabeth); five grandchildren, Meaghan Whalen, Caitlin Whalen, Connor Whalen, Madison Whalen, and Reilly Whalen; and a brother, William Whalen (Lorraine).

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, October 11, 2021 at St. Andrew Catholic Church.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will take place at 4:30 PM at Hillcrest Cemetery

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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