WO Lee Andrew Whalen, CD, RCCS (Retired)

27 Aug 19

WO Lee Andrew Whalen, CD, RCCS (Retired)

After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, Lee Whalen passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at the age of 60.

Lee was born to Irene and Robert Whalen at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on May 17th, 1959. He is survived by children Glen, Adam (Jocelyn) and Celina. Will be missed by his loving fiancé Diane and her daughters Kerri and Amy. Proud grandfather of Alexander and Olivia. Dear brother of Debbie (Mike), Paul (Pauline), Jesse (Melanie), Tim (Cindy), Bobby (Brenda) and the late Susan. Lee graduated from Eastview Secondary School and later went on to serve with the Canadian Armed Forces for 31 years.

He will be remembered for his big heart, love of the military, the Maple Leafs and Blue Jays, and all creatures.

Guests will be received at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley St., Barrie on Saturday, August 31th, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. until the time we celebrate Lee’s life in the Chapel at 3:30 p.m. Interment at the Guthrie Cemetery. Reception to follow at the Hawkstone Community Hall.

Donations in Lee’s memory may be made to the Barrie SPCA or to the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre designated to the Oncology/Pallitive Care Unit and are greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and memories may be left at www.steckleygooderham.com.

 Dress will be DEU 1A or business attire.