Terry L. Whalen

September 30, 1947 - July 21, 2017
Terry L. Whalen

Whalen, Terry Lee, 69, of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully at the Gulfside Hospice Center of Heather Hill on July 21, 2017. Terry was born on September 30, 1947 in Charleston, West Virginia. Terry courageously served in the United States Marines following high school, during the Vietnam War. He later went on to work as a claims inspector for health and life insurance companies. Terry was a riflemen expert and was also a radio DJ during the Vietnam War.

Terry is predeceased by his loving wife of 35 years, Diane Whalen. He is survived by his children, Bill and Angela Whalen. A graveside service will take place to honor Terry’s service at the Florida National Cemetery on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2 pm. Terry will be laid to rest at the Florida National Cemetery with his wife and fellow comrades.

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Burial

Thursday, August 10, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

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  • July 26, 2017
    Angie Whalen lit a candle:
    Lit since July 26, 2017 at 7:36:38 AM

  • July 26, 2017
    Kathy roe pigmon says:
    So sorry for your loss, prayers for the family

  • July 26, 2017
    Bonnie and chuck says:
    I'm so sorry. W are thanking of you and your family

  • July 26, 2017
    Lori E says:
    I know I may have not met your dad, I am sure he was a sweet and loving man. I am keeping the Whalen family in my thoughts.

  • July 26, 2017
    Charles & Barbara Kinseher says:
    I'm so sorry, we are thinking of you & your family.

  • July 27, 2017
    Jamie piringer says:
    Angie, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always be here if you ever need to talk or just cry. Love you Ang.

  • September 02, 2017
    Kathy Brown says:
    Dear Angie and Billy, It's been so very long.  Our fathers were best friends in high school.  I have fond memories of get togethers in Clearwater when we were young, their music, stories, and laughter.  How much fun they had!  I recalled some recently, and discovered this.  I am so sorry.  I'm sending you some extra strength from Seattle.  I wish you well.  I hope you make peace with his passing.  I hope you are always comforted by his spirit.  I hope love and light surround you every day.    Kathy Brown