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Wayne Ignatius Whelan

May 23, 1931 ~ October 18, 2018 (age 87)

Wayne Ignatius Whelan, 87, of Flaherty, KY passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Signature of North Hardin.

Mr. Whelan was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Flaherty, KY and had worked at the church part time as a maintenance worker for over forty years. He was retired from Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Fort Knox, KY with over thirty six and a half years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael Edward & Hallie Hager Whelan.

Survivors include his loving wife of sixty years, Mary Ann Ferriell Whelan of Flaherty; five children, David Whelan & his wife, Sonnie, Doug Whelan & his wife, Beth, Lucina Kessler & her husband, Barry, Eddie Whelan & his wife, Kim, Kevin Whelan & his wife, Nicole; three brothers, Freddy Whelan, Lee Whelan, Ken Whelan; thirteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM Sunday and from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM Monday at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM, Sunday at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Whelan will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 22, 2018 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Flaherty, KY with Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Martin Cemetery, Flaherty, KY.

Donations may be made to:

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
P.O. Box 9, Nazareth KY 40048

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