Patrick Joseph Whiffen
Passed on: December 12th, 2012
of St. John’s. Passed peacefully away surrounded by his family, at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his devoted wife Sheila (Hanlon); his daughters: Lynn (Dan Adams), Leslie Ann (John Mahoney); sons: Keith (Cindy Rose), Craig (Linda MacPherson), Derek; grandchildren: Zach, Caitlin, Patrick, John Nicholas, Claire, Evan, Mary, Sheila and extended family and friends. Patrick will be remembered for many special things, most importantly for his love and devotion to his wife Sheila, his children and grandchildren. The family extends a special thank you to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre, especially the staff of the ICU for their professionalism and warmth. At Patrick’s request no funeral service will be held. A private family service and Mass dedicated to the celebration of Patrick’s life will be held at the Basilica at a later date.