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In Memory of

Rosemary Colette Whalen

October 19, 1931 - March 12, 2017

Obituary


Rosemary C. Whalen, age 85 of Hillsboro Beach, FL, went to Heaven on March 12, 2017. Born on October 19, 1931 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY to Timothy and Mary (Healy) Roberts. A graduate of St. Catherine's School of Nursing, NY. During her RN career she became the 1st visiting nurse for Hospice by The Sea, 1978. An avid reader, she enjoyed 20 years with her book group. Had a love of tennis, travel, chorus and painting. Loved by her family and many devoted friends. Predeceased by sons Edward and Robert. Survived by Edward, most loving...

Rosemary C. Whalen, age 85 of Hillsboro Beach, FL, went to Heaven on March 12, 2017. Born on October 19, 1931 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY to Timothy and Mary (Healy) Roberts. A graduate of St. Catherine's School of Nursing, NY. During her RN career she became the 1st visiting nurse for Hospice by The Sea, 1978. An avid reader, she enjoyed 20 years with her book group. Had a love of tennis, travel, chorus and painting. Loved by her family and many devoted friends. Predeceased by sons Edward and Robert. Survived by Edward, most loving and devoted husband of 64 years, sister Christine, children Moira Murphy, Lorraine Whalen, Kathy Lane and son in law Bill Lane. 22 nieces and nephews, 6 grand children and a great-grand child. Visitation: Thursday 3/16, 6-8 pm Kraeer Becker Funeral Home. Funeral: 3/17, 9:30 am, St. Ambrose, Deerfield Beach. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Food for the Poor. Arrangements entrusted to Kraeer-Becker Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Deerfield Beach, FL.