Jean

December 14, 1924 ~ September 2, 2022

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Jean Whelehan Ring

Friday, September 2, 2022.  Jean was predeceased by her devoted husband, James DeWitt Ring; father, Walter L. Whelehan, Sr.; mother, Louise Herman Rauber;  brother Walter L. Whelehan, Jr. , and grandson, Andrew Durbin.

She is survived by her loving children, Anne (James) Edwards, Michael (Anita) Ring, Mary Lee (Ronald) Durbin, Norma (James) Cummings, Joan (William) Markis and DeWitt (Marta) Ring, as well as grandchildren (24), great-grandchildren (39), great-great-grandchildren (2), “sister” Mary Lou Haag Mikel and many dear friends.

Jean was a lifelong caregiver who was devoted to her faith, family, and friends for almost 98 years.  She was a proud graduate of St. Mary’s School of Nursing, worked at Rochester General Hospital, The Jewish Home, and retired after working as a school nurse in Greece.  She loved spending time with her family and friends, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Jean’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 9th 10:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church.  Interment will be at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Veterans Outreach and Salvation Army.  For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit meesonfamily.com

Services

Funeral Mass: Friday September 9, 2022 10:30 AM

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612


Burial: Friday September 9, 2022 11:30 AM

Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery

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Charities

The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Jean Whelehan Ring 's name.

The Salvation Army, Rochester Area Services

70 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY 14604
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Veteran's Outreach Center

447 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620
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  1. What a wonderful woman what a wonderful Life so grateful for all the memories. I look forward to being with you in heaven blessings my sister

  2. To the Ring Family, I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. Jean was a wonderful lady, and a true friend. Jean was very easy to talk too. She loved her family and always talked about them with pride.

    JO,(old hairdresser) and Monte Foglia

  3. To the Ring family,
    Your mom was a sweetheart, she always had the biggest smile and a wonderful laugh. I’m sorry it’s not possible to be there today to celebrate her life. I’m sure the gang are all having a great card party up in heaven.
    Bev Callan Richter

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