Timothy Whalen (1952 – 2023)


Timothy Whalen, beloved husband, father and pop pop, passed peacefully on December 19th at Reading Hospital.
Tim was the son of John R. and Sarah “Sis” (Myers) Whalen.
Originally from Birdsboro, PA, Tim was a graduate of Daniel Boone High School (Class of ’71). He was employed by Diamond/Anchor Glass for approximately 40 years before retiring to spend the rest of his days with the love of his life, Deborah (Kline) Whalen.
Tim was an avid reader and took pride in his extensive collection of hardbound books, which he would often read two to three times over. In his retirement, Tim enjoyed his daily ritual of reading the newspaper, doing the daily crossword and sipping coffee while sitting beside his wife of 43 years.
In addition to his parents, Tim was predeceased by his brother and sister in law John A. (Vera) Whalen.
Surviving along with his wife, are his daughters Megan (Whalen) Tomasco, Dawn (Kulp) Shannon, Becky (Kulp) Bogina, grandchildren Brody, Connor, Kerrick, Casey, Caitlyn, Sarah, Brian and Alison.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 11:00AM at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce Street, Birdsboro, PA 19508. A visitation will be from 10:00am-11:00AM at the funeral home before the service.