We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at O'Brien's Funeral Home
Age 92 of Pittsburgh born and raised in Turtle Creek , PA. Died on December 7, 2021. Son of the late Turtle Creek Police Chief William J. and late Marie (Cooper) Whalen.
Beloved husband of Ruth Marie (Murray) Whalen for 50 years. Loving father of Dwayne (Peggy) Coltz , and Renee (Ernie) Coltz-Daum. Grandfather of Anthony Coltz
Ralph was preceded in death by his brothers William Whalen and Eugene Whalen. And his sisters Marie Whalen and Eileen Forker. Also nephew Kevin Whalen.
Ralph is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Ralph was a graduate of Turtle Creek High School and a Korean War Army Veteran.
Worked at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium ground crew.
Family will receive visitors Tuesday, 3-7 PM at O’Brien’s 3724 California at Cooper Aves., N.S. where there will be a blessing service at 7:00PM.