Lovetta Corilla Whalen entered peacefully into rest at home in San Leandro, California, on July 25, 2019. She was 92 years old.
Born November 23, 1926 in Manhattan, New York to parents Fern and Elmer Bowman, Lovetta owned and ran her own daycare business for over 23 years. She loved bingo, bowling and gardening.
Lovetta is survived by her children Sharon Talsma, Susan Esposito, and Ellen Petrini; grandchildren Andy Johnson, Amy Loarie, Larry Paschall, Gina Maualiano, James Tandy, Tiffany Donald, Keith Medeiros, Shane Medeiros, Michelle Madrid, and Brittany Munoz; and great-grandchildren Ainsley, Inga, Finnegan, Jillian, Hayden, David, James, Corrin, Hailey, Gabriel, Victoria, Kendra, Kaleb, Colton, and Amanda, Zoee, and Isreal. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert H. Whalen and children Karen Paschall, Gloria Whalen-Rodrigues, and Albert Whalen.
Visitation for Lovetta will be held from 9:00 - 11:00 AM on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Grissom's Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo, CA, with services to be held at 11:00 AM, also at Grissom's. Lovetta will be laid to rest at 12:45 PM on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA.