Rev. Msgr. Thomas James Whalen, age 70, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Bridgeport Hospital. He was the beloved pastor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish, Shelton.
Rev. Msgr. Whalen was born in Hartford on October 28, 1941 to the late Thomas and Mary (Claffey) Whalen. He was raised in Hartford and was a longtime resident of Shelton and Black Point Beach Section of Niantic.