Mary Jane Whelan, 81

Mary Jane Whelan, 81, of Virginia Beach, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

Born Sept. 20, 1938, Mary Jane was the daughter of Gretchen Stewart Sunday and Leroy McCracken Sunday of Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband, retired U.S. Navy Capt. John F. Whelan Jr.

Left to cherish her memories are her current husband, Retired Chief Warrant Officer George Dashiell; brother, Bob Sunday, and his family; three sons and their families, Dan Whelan, and his wife, Suzy Whelan, Steve Whelan, and his wife, Vivian Whelan and Dickie Whelan; and Cathy Whelan, daughter-in-law of her late son, Chris Whelan. Her memories will continue to be celebrated and remembered by her grandchildren, Steven, Andrew, Hope, Skylar and Jack; and great-grandchild, S.J. Mary Jane was not just a mother, mother-in-law, friend or “Mimi,” she was a soul that found the good in all around her. She will be greatly missed, but forever remembered. “I love you more, most, forever and always.”

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Home, 2002 Laskin Road. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at Eastern Shore Chapel, 2020 Laskin Road. Interment will follow in Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad who transported mom several times over the past few years!

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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