James D. Whalen

  • Born: January 20, 1956
  • Died: September 8, 2020
  • Location: Easton

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services

605 Washington St
PO Box 34
Easton, MA 02375

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Tel. (508) 238-4269

Tribute & Message From The Family


EASTON----James D. Whalen, 64, a resident of Easton for the past years, passed away suddenly on September 8, 2020 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the devoted husband of Deborah Heikkila for 35 years.

Born in Boston, he was raised in Avon and was a graduate of Avon High School and continued his education at Massasoit Community College earning a bachelor's degree.

Jim was employed for twenty five years with State Street Bank in Quincy as a mutual funds account representative. Jim enjoyed playing the daily lottery and most importantly time spent with his family.

In addition to his wife Deborah, he is survived by his daughter, Monica Whalen; two sisters, Dorothy Whalen and Ruth Whalen; The Heikkila, Wessel, Coyle-O'Brien and Ribbe families,a niece, Jennifer Sylvia and was predeceased by a brother John Whalen and his mother Dorothy Whalen.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Graveside Service requiring mask and social distancing on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Furnace Village Cemetery, South Street, Easton.

Jim's family has asked those who knew Jim to leave a memory. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com