Ann Whelan

Obituary of Ann K. Whelan

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Ann Kauffman Whelan Newtown, Pennsylvania Ann Kauffman Whelan died peacefully in her sleep on October 9, 2022. Born in Yardley, Pennsylvania in August of 1927, she resided in Yardley for most of her life. She enjoyed her final years with friends and family at Pennswood Village. Ann attended the Makefield School, George School, and was a proud alumna of Carleton College. She was a lifelong learner whose passions were art, history, and music. Besides raising three daughters and being a devoted grandmother, Ann was a member of the Junior League, Mercer Hospital Auxiliary, the Nassau Club, Springdale Country Club, and Greenfingers Garden Club. She served on the Concert Committee at Pennswood. Her beloved Steinway graces the community room at Barclay. Ann was married for 45 years to the late Edwin Burke Whelan. Daughter of Virgil and Julia Kauffman and sibling to Richard Kauffman, Virginia Schmunck and Barbara Stokes, she is survived by her children, Juliann Whelan of Jackson, Wyoming, Lisa Billmeier and her husband Robert of Pennington, New Jersey and Jill Setian and her husband Brian of Hingham, Massachusetts. She is also survived by her adoring grandchildren Bradford, Julia, Grant, Anna, Mark, Jack, and Sean, as well as eight great grandchildren. The family has quietly gathered in Ann's memory. Arrangements were under the care of the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home 17 S. Delaware Ave. Yardley, PA 19067. Memorial gifts may be sent to: Pennswood Village Foundation Attn: Staff Holiday Fund 1382 Newtown – Langhorne Road Newtown, PA 18940
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