WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Claire A. (Curran) Whelan, of Township of Washington, formerly of Lyndhurst, died Sunday, March 6. She was 92.
She was the purchasing agent for the administrator for the Township of Washington for 19 years before she retired in 1989. She was also president of Miriam Gemmel Auxiliary of the Children’s Aid and Adoption Society from 1961-63.
She was the wife of the late Robert G. Whelan; and mother of Robert T. Whelan and his wife, Donnamarie, of Upper Saddle River; and sister of the late Timothy Curran, Helen Smith, Virginia McCallum and Adele Mead.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, March 10, at noon at Annunciation Roman Catholic Church in Paramus, with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. Arrangements are being handled by Pizzi Funeral Home in Northvale.
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