Mary J. Whalen, 76

OSWEGO, NY – Mary J. Whalen, 76, of Scriba, NY passed away peacefully at home Monday November 5, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Mary J. Whalen,
Mary J. Whalen,

She was born in Oswego, to the late Mary (Chalone) and Angelo Capizzi.

Mrs. Whalen remained a resident of Scriba for several years.

She was predeceased by her husband, John Whalen Sr.; two grandsons: Todd Kingsley and Joey Hammond III; step-mother: Genevieve Capizzi; three siblings: Alfred Capizzi, Joseph Capizzi and Kathleen Palermo.

Mrs. Whalen was a loving wife, mother and friend.

She is survived by her lifetime partner: Bill Madill of Scriba; five children: Theresa (Steven) Woolson of Oswego, Michelle Kingsley of South Carolina, Michael Whalen of Oswego, Donna Whalen of Oswego and Colleen Whalen of Oswego; sibling: Peter (Marilyn) Capizzi of Camillus, NY; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the Good Shepherd of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego.

Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.

Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Inc, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.