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Remembering Jean Whalen

From: Kendra Baltus (nee Eckhardt)
For the Filsinger and Miller families, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May our Heavenly Father continue to provide you comfort. 

From: Harry and Ruth Parker
So sad to hear about Jean’s passing.  We didn’t hear about it in time to attend visitation.  She was a lovely person and I always was happy to have a little visit when we would bump into one another.    Thinking of you, Paul, and the whole Whalen family at this sad time.

From: Bill Jamieson
Dear Ken, David and Kevin and families, we are so very sorry to hear of Jean’s passing…. such a kind and lovely person. Please accept our sincere condolences. Becky & Bill Jamieson

From: Glen and Laura Martin and family

Our condolences to Paul, David and Kevin and families and siblings Dorothy, Delores, Viola, Velma, Mark, Frieda, Ken, Marj, Paul and families. We were so sorry to hear about Jean's passing. She was a kind, gentle lady who enjoyed life to the fullest. She was obviously proud of and loved her immediate family, as well as keeping in contact with family members from further afield. Her fur babies also held a special place in her life. She will be missed by all. Glen & Laura Martin and family

From: Edith Noble

I have known Jean since our teen years, she was a very special person. My sincere sympathy to her family as you mourn her loss.

From: Lori & Ken Morrison

Sending Our Love & Prayers to those who Jean cherished the most . Sharing in Your sadness, on the loss of the most Thoughtful, Kind , Caring Beautiful Lady . Celebrating a Life Well Lived . Our thoughts are with You now and in the days to come .

From: Wendy McLean (Cruickshank)

My condolences on the passing of Jean. I’ve known her since I was a very young girl…..that’s awhile ago. Such a happy & caring person. Your family will all miss her, but have wonderful memories as you deal with her loss. Wendy McLean

From: Brian & Susan Davenport

Paul, David & Natalie, Kevin & Tracey and families, We are so sorry to hear of Jean’s sudden passing. She was such a generous, kind and caring person. Her family was her pride and joy….she loved her grand children and great grandchildren. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Brian & Susan Davenport

From: Eileen Saker, Todd and Trevor
Paul, David, Kevin and families.  Our sincere condolences in the passing of Jean.  Jean had a truly big heart and her caring of others was sincere.  Her laugh and spirit will be remembered always, and your many memories will be with you forever.  Heaven has gained a true angel.  RIP Jean.

From: Brenda Wilson
Paul, Dave, Kevin & families there are no words to express how sorry I am to hear of Jean’s  sudden passing. Know that I am  thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love & hugs Brenda

From: Larry and Elaine Frook

Paul, David, Kevin and families Our sincere condolences in the loss of Jean. She was a friend to everyone who knew her and so proud of you, her family Thinking of you as you remember happy times with her .

From: Alisha and Grace Johnson

Dear Paul, David, Kevin and families: we are sad to hear of Jean's passing. Jean was a very special lady and will be missed by many. Sending our love.

From: Bruce & Dawn Wilkins

Paul, David, Kevin and Families So sorry to hear of Jean's sudden passing. May your wonderful memories of her help to ease your pain at this difficult time.

From: Louise Armstrong

Paul, Dave and Kevin, my deepest condolences on your profound loss. Your mother was a force. She endured tremendous grief but always made time to take care of others. She was there for me in some tough times and I always left my meetings with her feeling better than I felt before. Your mom devoted her life to supporting others, from babies to teenagers to seniors and animals, and they were all the better from having her light shine on them. I feel fortunate to have known her and I am sending you my love xo

From: Don and Bernice Ewart

Dear Paul & Family, We were so sad to hear Jean has passed away. She was such a special lady and will be missed.

From: Ruth Davis
Dear Paul, David and Kevin; Filsinger Siblings, Neighbours, Friends.
Jean is one of those special people who I had the opportunity to know and love. Her physical beauty matched the beauty of her giving heart. She Loved her Family, Adored them. Was devastated at the death of their son Kenneth. But, she kept busy, meeting the needs of so many around her. She gave from her heart, her home. Many are the laps of those in nursing homes who have been blessed by one of her hand knit lap blankets. There are so many things that Jean has done to make the lives of those around her more pleasant. This world is missing a wonderful person; Heaven has gained our beautiful Jean. My sympathies to you as you grieve such a wonderful lady in your lives.
Sincerely, Ruth Davis


From: Ron and Janice Boyes

Our sincere sympathy to the family at this sad time. God Bless, Ron & Janice Boyes

From: Joyce Downey
We were so sad to hear about Jeans passing. Our sympathy to Paul and family. Anne,Tom Georgina Terry Linda and myself were so blessed to have Jean work with us at Garafraxa Hill funeral home. Rest in peace Jean you will be so missed

From: Lloyd and Gayle Bye

Dear Paul, David, Kevin and families. Your loss is immeasurable. May your memories give you peace in your time of grief. She will be missed by many.


From: Irene Kain
Dear Paul and family: I was shocked and so sad to read of Jean’s passing.  This beautiful lady gently touched the hearts of many people.  May your beautiful memories help ease your pain❤️

From: George and Lynn Kiddle
Paul, David, Kevin and families.  We are so sorry you hear of Jean's passing. We have so many great memories of times spent at your house. Jean was a lovely lady and will be greatly missed. Sending love to all.

From: Carey & Anne Simpson

Paul, Dave & Kevin and Families So saddened to hear of Jean's passing.. Thinking of all and sending our deepest sympathies and prayers to all of Jeans Family.. Carey & Anne Simpson

From: Anne Dekkers
My deepest sympathies to Mr. Whalen, Dave and family, Kevin and family.  You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.  Your Wife and Mom was a very special person..she's reunited in heaven with Ken❤

From: Mark & Marilyn Rushton

Dearest Paul, David, Kevin and all of Jean’s family; I am just broken hearted to hear this news. I am so very sorry for your deep and profound loss. Jean holds a very special place in my heart, as you know. In her deep grief, all those years ago, over the loss of her beloved Kenneth, she reached out and witnessed to me; Marilyn and I often say that God used Jean Whalen to show me the love of the Lord and help lead me to Him. My family and I shall always be grateful to her for that. And grateful to you all for sharing this beautiful soul with so many of us. I know mine is only one of many many stories about her tender loving heart and how she loved with all of hers. The burden of sorrow for me is lightened somewhat with the knowledge that she has finally met her Saviour face to face, heard those wonderful words, “well done, good and faithful servant” and is walking on the shores of Heaven reunited with her dearest Ken once again. I know how much you will miss her but take comfort in the all the memories and in all the stories like mine, from all the, as she used to say herself, “jewels in her crown.” God gives us memories, so that we might have roses in December. God bless you all, each and every one. With much love and our prayers, Mark & Marilyn.

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