Joseph E. Whalen rites BRANDON — The committal service for Joseph Edward Whalen, 82, who died March 7, 2019, was held Saturday, June 29, in St. Mary's Cemetery in Brandon. Family and friends shared in the service. Military honors were accorded by Brandon American Legion Post #55, led by Sgt. at Arms Robert Gearwar. Paul Scott sounded taps. The Vermont Army National Guard presented the American flag to the son. Arrangements were by Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.