Sarah R. (Reynolds) Whirlow

November 15, 1937 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 84)


Sarah R. (Reynolds) Whirlow a longtime resident of Upper Chichester, age 84, passed away peacefully the morning of June 11, 2022. She grew up in Marcus Hook before moving to the Boothwyn section of Upper Chichester in 1977. Mrs. Whirlow was a graduate of Ridley Park High School and her career consisted of being an employee of DuPont Inc. and being a librarian for several schools before becoming Director of Activities for Chester Care Center in Upland, PA. Mrs. Whirlow was an active member with the Chichester Seniors and enjoyed going on numerous trips with them. She was also a passionate member of the Disney Vacation Club. Mrs Whirlow enjoyed travelling, especially to Disney World, where she got to see her longtime friend, Dottie Smith, who she considered to be another daughter. She also was known for being a big collector of Disney memorabilia. Most of all, Mrs. Whirlow loved spending time with her family. She was a devoted and loving grandmother who enjoyed the time she spent with them.

Mrs. Whirlow was the daughter of the late Walter and Lillian (Grehawick) Reynolds. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years Norman E. Whirlow and her Daughter Debbie Lock. She was also predeceased by her two sisters Lillian and Doris.

Survivors: Her son Steven R. Whirlow (Jennifer Hess), her son in law William Lock Jr. her grandchildren William Lock III, Matthew Lock, Ryan Lock (Nicole) and Tommy Travers and her daughter Karen Travers (Thomas)

Visitation: Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10:00am - 11:00am at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home 5980 Chichester Ave. Aston, PA 19014. Funeral Service: Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 11:00am at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery Aston, PA. In Lieu of Flowers: donations can be made in Sarah's name to Faithful Friends Animal Society at


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Public Visitation
June 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home

Funeral Service
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home

June 18, 2022

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Mount Hope Cemetery
4010 Concord Road
Aston, PA 19014


Faithful Friends Animal Society
12 Germay Drive, Wilmington DE 19804
Tel: 1-302-427-8514

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