Charles Loren Whelen – obituary

by Aug 25, 2010OBITUARIES0 comments

Charles Loren Whelen

 Charles Loren Whelan(Chuck), 65, passed away Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 in a Swain County Hospital after a period of declining health. A native of Gibson Co, IN, He was the son of the late Charles and Ruth Gibson Whelan. He was a US Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his companion, Louise Maney; Brothers William Whelan of Wadesville, IN, Lonnie Whelan of Indianapolis, IN; one sister Lois Johnston of Mt. Vernon, IN; one Aunt, Mary Fisher of Evansville, IN and several cousins; nieces; nephews; and special friends Louise Maney and Rosa Maney of Cherokee and Jenny Maney Wilson and family of Franklin, and his loving pet Gili.

Charles’s wishes were to be cremated and no services will be held.

The family will receive friends at anytime at 381 Carringer St.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with final expenses.

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