Lee “Boo” Whalen, 44, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. Lee was born in Ellsworth on Jan. 13, 1975, son of Omar Whalen Sr. and Helen (Bowker) Whalen.
Boo was predeceased by his father, Omar Whalen Sr., on April 19, 2019; and a brother, Kevin Whalen. Surviving are his mother, Helen, of Sorrento; his companion Carrie Holyoke of Sorrento and her children Taylor Tripp and husband, Derek, of Brewer, and Trevor Nutt and wife, McKenzie, of Bangor and their daughter Piper; two sisters, Crystal Kennedy and husband, Jim, of Buxton, and Tammy Ginn and husband, Austin, of Calais; four brothers, Jeff Kelley and wife, Nina, of Fort Fairfield, Omar Whalen Jr. and wife, Kay, of Litchfield, Arthur Whalen and companion Penny of Louisiana, and Jamie Whalen and wife, Kaylynn, of Sorrento; an aunt, Carol Merrill of Sullivan; many nieces and nephews; cousin Helen King; and many dear friends.
A celebration of life for both Lee and his father, Omar, will be held at 11 a.m. June 8, 2019, at Doanes Point Cemetery in Sorrento. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.