Rev. Fr. Edward Whelan, retired Parish Priest of Ballon/Rathoe Parish and late of Holdenstown, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow. Fr. Edward is predeceased by his parents Patrick & Mary, brothers John, James, Paddy & Joe, sisters Harriet & Kathleen. Deeply regretted by his brother Tom, sisters-in-law Anne, Cecilia & Margaret, brother-in-law Ken, niece Sarah, nephew Pat, grandnephews Patrick & Shane, Bishop Denis Nulty, priests of the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin, Parish Priest Fr. O’Connell, housekeeper Kathleen, parishioners of Ballon/Rathoe Parish and his many many friends.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Reposing at Saints Peter & Paul Church, Ballon on Thursday from 12 noon concluding with prayers at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon in Saints Peter & Paul Church, Ballon, followed by burial in Ballon Cemetery.
In accordance with Government directives and in the interest of public health a private funeral Mass will take place.
The funeral Mass can be viewed on the Ballon Parish webcam.
Date of Death: Wednesday 24th June 2020