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Francis Anthony "Frank" Whelan

March 6, 1938 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 84)


     Mr. Francis Anthony “Frank” Whelan, age 84, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at his residence.  Frank was born March 6, 1938, the son of Charles Alton and Mary Adelia (Ritchie) Whelan.  He loved to fish, camp, and spend time with his family.

      Frank was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mary Lou Shireman; and his brother, Randall Whelan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara “Cille” Whelan; four daughters, Sheila Ford, Diana Whelan, Pam Adkisson, and Barbara Medley and her husband, John; five grandchildren, Brandon and David Medley, Cameron Adkisson, Whitney Whelan and Kayla (Michael) Fuchs; four great grandchildren, Brody and Wyatt Medley, Bentley Lucas and Rylee Fuchs; three brothers, Gene Whelan, Marion Whelan and James “Red” Whelan; and two sisters, Anna McGehee and Rosetta Ditto.

       A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 3, 2022, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, with Rev. Toan Do officiating.  Burial will follow in St. George Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. John the Apostle, or to Hosparus of Central Kentucky.

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 3, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John The Apostle Catholic Church
515 Broadway Street
Brandenburg, KY 40108


Hosparus of Central Kentucky
PO BOX 2149, Elizabethtown KY 42702-9900

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church
515 Broadway, Brandenburg KY 40108
Tel: 1-270-422-2196

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