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Glenn Whelan

June 30, 1926 — January 18, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Glenn Frederick Whelan, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away at the age of 91.

Glenn was born June 30, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the Coast Guard in 1943, and was honorably discharged in 1946. On June 22, 1951 he married Dolores (Pierangelo) with whom he had 3 children. On December 27, 1972 he married Doris (Wheeler) and shared her 5 children.

Glenn had a passion for airplanes. He earned his certificate as a Master Mechanic in 1948 then joined American Airlines in 1951. He retired with them in 1983 after working as a flight engineer and Line Mechanic. He too, was a faithful man and was very involved with his church.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Melzora (Sawler) Whelan, and son Daryl. He is survived by his wife Doris, and his children Sheryl (Whelan) Strom, Shelley (Whelan) DiAngelo, step children Douglas, Daniel, Theodore, Sandra, Bonnie, grandchildren, and great grandchildren along with several relatives in the US and Canada.

A memorial service will be held at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home on East Plant Street, Winter Gardens, FL on January 23, 2018. Burial services will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka, FL with Military Honors.

Service


Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home Chapel
1148 East Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL  34787
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Cemetery


Highland Memory Gardens
3329 E. Semoran Blvd.
Apopka, FL  32703

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Starts at 11:00pm (Eastern time)

Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home

1148 E Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

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