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WHALEN, Richard Vincent Jr. "Rick"

WHALEN - Richard Vincent Jr. "Rick" Went home to his heavenly Father on October 7, 2016. He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 31, 1938 to Richard V. Whalen and Anastasia Boyle Whalen. Rick grew up on the Irish streets of South Buffalo and attended school there. After graduating from Bishop Timon High School, Rick enlisted in the US Army becoming a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He also served in the Military Police Corps. In 1963 Rick married Diane Ventre in Buffalo, NY. In 1989 Rick married Donna Hylarides in Baltimore, MD. Rick's career included public sector labor relations and later, hospital security. Left to mourn his passing are his wife Donna of Mukwonago, WI, and children Dr. Richard V. Whalen III (Teri) of Eagle, WI, Rev. Jason Whalen (Andrea) of Arroyo Grande, CA Brian Whalen (Nina) of Ladera Ranch, CA, and Kevin Whalen (Jennifer) of Glendale, AZ; and 11 grandchildren. Services will be held October 17 in Mukwonago, WI, interment will be in Blendon Twp. Cemetery in Ottawa Co., MI.

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