Beatrice E. Kiliany Whalen, 80 of Connellsville, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, January 14, 2020 in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born September 5, 1939 in Scottdale, a daughter of the late Albert, Sr. and Julia E. Ohotnicky Kiliany , who died 8-17-1957 and 9-13-1983, respectively.
Beatrice was a devout Catholic who loved her church. She was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception R. C. Church, Connellsville, the Christian Mothers, First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Beatrice was a former member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale, in her early years
Beatrice is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her;
Her loving and devoted Children:
Kathleen M. Gearing and husband Joseph of Latrobe
John J. Whalen, III of Las Vegas
Steven J. Whalen of Connellsville
Michael A. Whalen of Raleigh, N.C.
Eric T. Whalen and wife Kimberly of Jeannette
Liane C. Whalen-Chang and husband Peter of Burke, VA.
David P. Whalen of Connellsville
Melanie R. Rua and husband Michael of Smithfield
Her 19 Grandchildren
Her 10 Great Grandchildren
Joseph Kiliany and wife Mildred of Ashland, OH.
Juliana Dalansky of Scottdale
Richard Kiliany and wife Rosemary of Scottdale
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by:
Her Sister: Mary Margaret Kiliany
Brothers: Robert, Raymond, Albert and John Kiliany
Grandson: David M. Whalen
Family and Friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Friday from 2 – 4PM & 6 -8PM.
A parish wake service will be held Friday at 7:45 PM in the Funeral Home.
Prayers of Transfer will be held in the Funeral Home, Saturday at 9:30AM, with her Funeral Mass to follow at 10AM in the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale with the Rev Elmer Alforque, as Celebrant.
Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. John Parish Cemetery.
The Funeral Home doors will be locked between visitation hours.
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