October 7, 1953 - May 1, 2019
When I come to the end of the road and the sun has set for me, remember the love that we have shared and that will comfort thee.....Martin D. Whalen, 65, of Owego passed away at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. “Marty” as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was born on October 7, 1953 in Waverly, New York a son of the late Lawrence and Gladys (Thornton) Whalen. He was a graduate of the Spencer Van Etten High School and for nearly twenty years was employed by Wagner Lumber. A music enthusiast and country music fan, Marty could play many instruments to include the guitar, drums and mandolin. Marty will be greatly missed by his daughter and son-in-law: Tina and David Kallin of Nichols; his brother and sister-in-law: James and Linda Whalen of Ohio; his sisters and brother-in-law: Hazel Sherman of Owego; Janice Bellinger of Warren Center, Pa; Barbara and Jake Graham of Athens; his special grandchildren: Justin and his fiancé Alexi; Joshua, Gabrielle, and Joseph. His special friends Roy and Terry Burgess; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Marty was predeceased by his parents; a grandson Jacob; siblings: George, Lewis and Robert “Lawrence” Whalen. Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation on Monday, May 6th from 11 to 1 pm at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. A funeral service and celebration of Marty’s life will follow at 1 pm with Pastor Mary Jean Simonin, officiating. Interment will follow in the Nichols Cemetery. Memories, condolences and your favorite photos of Marty may be shared by visiting his guestbook at www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to their local chapter of the American Lung Association in loving memory of Martin “Marty” D. Whalen.
When I come to the end of the road and the sun has set for me, remember the love that we have shared and that will comfort thee.....Martin D. Whalen, 65, of Owego passed away at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. “Marty”... View Obituary & Service Information
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