She was born in Oswego, NY to the late Mary (Chalone) and Angelo Capizzi. Mrs. Whalen has remained a resident of Scriba, NY for several years.
She was pre-deceased by her husband John Whalen Sr, 2 grandsons: Todd Kingsley, and Joey Hammond III, step-mother: Genevieve Capizzi, 3 siblings: Alfred Capizzi, Joseph Capizzi, and Kathleen Palermo.
Mrs. Whalen was a loving wife, mother, and friend.
She is survived by her lifetime partner: Bill Madill of Scriba, 5 children: Theresa (Steven) Woolson of Oswego, Michelle Kingsley of SC, Michael Whalen of Oswego, Donna Whalen of Oswego, Colleen Whalen of Oswego, sibling: Peter (Marilyn) Capizzi of Camillus, NY; 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday at Christ the Good Shepherd of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego.
Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Inc, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY.