James F. Whalen, 81, of Ridgefield, CT and Bonita Springs, FL, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013. He was the husband of Leila (O'Connor) Whalen.
Jim was born July 24, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY to Elizabeth and James Whalen. He was predeceased by his parents and sisters Mary and Ellen. He grew up in Larchmont, NY, graduated from Lehigh University in 1953 and married his wife of fifty-four years, Leila, in 1959. They raised their family in Greenwich, CT. He was a former member of the Milbrook Club.