Donald James Whalen's obituary , Passed away on May 30, 2024 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

Donald James Whalen

January 14, 1952 - May 30, 2024 (72 years old)

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

Donald James Whalen's obituary , Passed away on May 30, 2024 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

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Donald James Whalen

January 14, 1952 - May 30, 2024 (72 years old)

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

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Donald James Whalen Obituary

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Donald James Whalen (Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina), who passed away on May 30, 2024, at the age of 72, leaving to mourn family and friends. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Donald James Whalen to show support.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Donald Joseph Whalen and Catherine MacNeil; his brother Michael Whalen; his stepdaughter Sylvia Williams; and his stepgrandsons, Christopher and Jonathan Williams.

He is survived by : his wife Patricia Whalen; his siblings, Richard Whalen (Valerie) of Sackville, Joseph Whalen (Belinda) of Bass River, N. S., Eilleen Leblanc (Ernie) of Sydney Mines, N. S., Paulette Moore (Alex) of North Sydney, N. S. and Bernadette Whalen of Toronto, Ontario; his siblings-in-law, Alice Williams (Mike) of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Leroy "Sam" Sykes (Suzanne) of Utah; his daughters, Christina Parks (Cyril) of North Sydney, N. S., Kimberly Whalen of Halifax, N. S. and Angela Whalen of Sydney Mines, N. S.; his stepchildren, Laura Spatorico (Mike), Samantha Pittman and Thomas Pittman of Roanoke Rapids, NC; his grandchildren, Brianna Parks, Dylan Parks, Karsyn Whalen (Alyssa), Casey Whalen, Dillon Williams (Riba), Logan Williams (Allie), Melinda Jones, Abigail Cox (Brian), Madalyn Spatorico and Garrett Spatorico; and his great grandchildren, Paisley Parks, Elijah Smith-Parks and Jayceon Jones. He is also survived by his family and friends.

COVID halted his travel for a little while, but on his last trip in 2023, he was able to spend a month in Canada and made many memories with his family.

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Thu

June 06

Celebration of life

East 10th Street Christian Church
1207 E 10th St, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Thu

June 06

Funeral service

Fellowship Hall of the Church

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