In Memory of





Obituary for Patricia Carolyn Whalen (Hepler)

Patricia Carolyn Whalen (nee Hepler), age 71, of Maple Shade, NJ passed away while surrounded by loving family on Friday, January 4, 2019.

Mrs. Whalen was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late William Isaac Hepler and Anna Madison Smith on November 30th, 1947. A loving and incredibly strong mother and wife, Pat enjoyed spending time with her husband, baking cookies with her granddaughter and she was over the moon with the recent arrival of her grandson. A long time lover of the ocean, she was able to spend her last months watching the waves and smelling the ocean air.

Patricia is survived by her beloved spouse of 39 years, Thomas W. Whalen; children, Kelly Ann Moyer (John), Thomas V. Whalen; brother, Bill Hepler (Lois); sister, Barbara Stauffer (Russell); grandchildren, Ella and Richie Moyer; sister-in-law, Pat Kapuscinski (Edward); and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Friday, January 11th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals, 212 Ark Road, Mount Laurel, NJ. Final disposition will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Patricia’s name may be made to PKD Foundation at