Thelma Leola (Dubin) Whalen
Thelma Leola (Dubin) Whalen - 92 of Moorestown, New Jersey, U.S.A., passed away March 21, 2020 in Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Cherry Hill , New Jersey. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Edith (Wheaton)(Sidney) Whalen. Thelma was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a sister in law, Helen (Atwater) Whalen, New Minas; three nephews, Eric Whalen, New Minas, Brian (Pam)Whalen, Coldbrook, Bruce (Sandy) Whalen, New Minas; lifelong friend, Minnie Sheffield, Centreville. Beside her parents, Thelma was predeceased by her husband, Hank Dubin; a brother, Gordon Clyde Whalen and a sister, Joan Edith Bucki. Thelma, along with her husband, Hank, were avid antique collectors. Singing and listening to opera music was a favourite pastime of Thelma’s. Although she resided in New Jersey, she thoroughly enjoyed her summer visits to Nova Scotia. Her beloved "Bay Barn" had a special place in her heart. A private family burial has taken place in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, Kings County. The family would like to express a sincere thank you to Carol Johnson, Thelma’s friend in New Jersey. We appreciate your kindness and all you have done for our Aunt Thelma. Also, many thanks to the staff at White Family Funeral Home for your compassion during this difficult time. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.