NOREEN WHELAN 1935 - 2004 WHELAN - It is with great sorrow that the family of Noreen Whelan announces her passing after a short illness at the Kirkland & District Hospital with her family surrounding her and great support from her friends. She is predeceased by her parents John and Rose (nee McCaffrey) Whelan. Noreen is survived by her caring and loving son John and his wife Jill and her wonderful grandchildren Colleen and Scott. She is fondly remembered by her beloved sister Helen Coutts and nephews John, Michael, Danny and Patrick. Noreen is also survived by her very special friends Allen and his sister Ethel and Donald and late sister Betty. Lovingly remembered by her lifelong friends; the Lachapelle, Dobson, Girard and Dolhy families. Noreen was an active member of the Catholic Women’s League; Kirkland & District Hospital Lady’s Auxiliary and especially well loved by everyone in the community. Many may remember her as being a caring woman, one who devoted her life to the community to the fullest and was known for her delicious cooking, baking and her beautiful calligraphy handwriting. Noreen was one who did not like the recognition for the wonderful things she did during her life. She was loved by everyone who surrounded her. The family will welcome relatives and friends at Our Lady Of The Lake Parish in Larder Lake on Monday, May 17th, 2004 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass time has not been confirmed as of Friday evening. Donations in Noreen’s Memory may be made to Our Lady Of The Lake Parish or to the Larder Lake Ski Club. Noreen will be laid to rest in the Kirkland Lake Cemetery.