Ellen M. Whalen, age 78 of 88 Country Club Drive, Selinsgrove formerly of Mt. Carmel passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Danville on September 24, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Vincent Kleman, Sr. and Margaret (Graham) Kleman.
She was a 1958 graduate of Catholic High School in Mt. Carmel.
On November 29, 1969 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church she married Francis J. Whalen who preceded her in death on August 1, 1995.
Ellen was formerly employed at the Shamokin Shoe Factory and Universal Packaging in Mount Carmel Township.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. Ellen cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and loved her two dogs.
Ellen is survived by two daughters, Margaret Brankovich and her husband Lon of Selinsgrove and Joyce Stablewski and her husband Ronald of Mt. Carmel; one son, John Morack and his wife Donna of Mt. Carmel; five grandchildren, Sage and Seth Stablewski, Michael Morack, Ellen and Ryan Brankovich; one great grandson, Jasper Stablewski; one sister in law Mary Kleman of Locust Gap, nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are one sister Margaret Kerdock and one brother Vincent Kleman, Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11:00 am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beaverdale. The viewing will be private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, 2001 Clinton Avenue, Coal Township, PA 17866 or Mommy and Me Rescue, 610 East Fifth Street, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851. Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor is entrusted with the arrangements.