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Deborah Lane Whalon

August 07, 2017

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Deborah Lane Whalon, 51, of Taunton died on August 7, 2017 at the Mary McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich MA, after a courageous battle with cancer.


She was the beloved daughter of Theresa A. (Balewicz) Lane and the late Robert M. Lane. Deborah was born, raised and educated in Taunton. She was a graduate of Taunton High School Class of 1984 and Bentley College class of 1988 with a B.S. in accounting. Debbie worked many years as an accountant. 


She was a longtime member of the Star Players of Taunton, where she started as an actress and later became president, she was the player agent for the TWLL and was the treasurer of the Taunton High School Gridiron Club. She was also a member of the Face-Off Club and the Old Colony Historical Society.  


Deborah started the Turtle Lane Photography in 2015. She was an avid sports fan and attended all of her son Tyler’s sporting events. She especially loved spending time with family and her many friends, and will be dearly missed by all.


She was the loving wife, of Scott L. of Taunton, devoted mother of Tyler Robert Lane Whalon of Taunton and Brandon Patrick Whalon and his wife, Jade-Emily of Virginia Beach; and grandmother to Connor and Logan Whalon.

Funeral Information

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, Aug 14, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. (Route 138 South) in Taunton. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, Aug 15 at Annunciation of the Lord Church, 31 1st Street in Taunton.  Interment at Joseph's Cemetery in Taunton

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Memorial Contributions, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Deborah Lane Whalon

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