Peter G Whelan, age 77, of Griffith passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Marlene Whelan; children Stephen, Christine, David (Mary), and Daniel Whelan; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Faye Whelan and sisters Margaret Mary and Susan.
Visitation will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave in St John on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 2-6 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held directly at St Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Drive in Dyer on Monday with visiting from 11:30 am until the time of mass at 12 pm. Burial Chapel Lawn cemetery in Crown Point.
Peter was a Ceramic Research Engineer at Inland Steel for 36 years. He liked music, especially classical, as evidenced by his collection of over 1,000 records. He was a loving husband and father and a great provider with a fantastic sense of humor who loved to make people laugh.