Recommend Mary Jo's obituary to your friends
Mary Jo Whalen

Obituary of Mary Jo Whalen

GREECE - January 25, 2020. Mary Jo is predeceased by her parents, Richard & Rita Whalen. She is survived by her 2 sisters, Margaret Whalen & Maureen Whalen; 3 brothers, Thomas (Kathleen) Whalen, Mark Whalen & Louis Whalen; nieces & nephews, Heather (Thomas, Jr.) Appenheimer, Eric (Jennifer) Whalen, Monica Whalen, Fiona Whalen & Owen Whalen; special niece who was more like a daughter, Amanda (fiance, Max Dunn) Whalen; great-nephew, Thomas Appenheimer, III & Great-niece, Jacqueline Appenheimer; beloved Cocker Spaniel, Darby.

Mary Jo was a graduate of Nazareth Academy & Nazareth College. She retired from the Rochester City School District in 2002 after teaching first grade for 32 years at Virgil I. Grissom School #7. She was a former President of the Friends of Greece Public Library, a 16 year volunteer at Journey Home Hospice and a weekly volunteer at the Aquinas Institiute.

Mary Jo’s life story will be shared during her visitation, (Day & Times Are correct here. The D&C version that ran today was incorrect) Wednesday, January 29th, 3-7 PM, 1411 Vintage Lane (Between 390 & Long Pond Rd.). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Thursday, January 30th, 9 AM at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, immediately followed by her burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Journey Home, 994 Long Pond Rd., Rochester, NY 14626 in Mary Jo’s memory.

Wednesday
29
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home, Inc.
1411 Vintage Lane
Rochester, New York, United States
Thursday
30
January

Mass

9:00 am
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Sacred Heart Cathedral
287 Flower City Park
Rochester, New York, United States
Thursday
30
January

Final Resting Place

10:30 am
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Ave.
Rochester, New York, United States
Immediate funeral planning in Rochester, NY
Support your loved ones at a funeral