• WHALEN WILLIAM J., Jr. On May...

On May 12, after a long and courageous battle, Bill was called home. He was welcomed by his parents, William and Helen Marcella (Wall) Whalen; brothers, Jack (Dolores), Paul Donald (Nina), Robert, Edward; and sister, Patricia. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Koval) Whalen; daughter, Jessica of Pittsburgh; and son, Brian (Katie King) of North Huntingdon; grandsons, Robert and Sean; brother, Richard (Marge) of Portland, Oregon; sister-in-law, Keiko of Pensacola, Florida; many nieces and nephews; and longtime friend, Jack (Fran) Walters. Friends received SAVOLSKIS - WASIK - GLENN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3501 Main St., Munhall, Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Friday 10 a.m. St. Therese Church, Munhall. After graduating from Munhall High School, Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier in the Munhall, Homestead and West Mifflin branches and was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). After his retirement, Bill became a Certified Teaching Assistant with the Clairton School District. Bill was a kind and loving man with a quick wit and endless charm. He was a great listener and a kindred spirit to many. He enjoyed the simple pleasures of life; walking his dogs, feeding the birds and spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill's name to the following charities: White Oak Animal Safe Haven; Variety International; Beverly's Birthdays.
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PostedMay 16, 2018