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With Great Sadness,
WASHINGTON D.C. – Maj. Gen. David F. Wherley Jr., and his wife, Ann, both 62, tragically died from injuries suffered in the Washington DC Metro Rail accident Monday, June 22, 2009. They leave behind a son, David, a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army Golden Knights, and daughter, Betsy. They had one grandchild.

Thoughts & Gifts
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Ann and David Wherley Charitable Gift Fund.  The donations should be mailed to

Lassus Wherley
1 Academy street
New Providence, NJ 07974. 

Please indicate donor name and address on checks.

Public Affairs
  Lt. Colonel McAndrews   
  OC Albrecht     

(202) 685-9862

(202) 685-9709

Maj. Gen. David F. Wherley & Ann Wherley Obituary
Memorial Service for Maj  Gen  David Wherley and wife Ann.pdf


"The family is so grateful to all the friends and members of the military who have expressed sympathy and offered support.  We are in shock and disbelief.  Your prayers and expressions of love are much appreciated."
Clare Wherley on behalf of the Family



 "He was as fine a public servant, as dedicated to the United States of America as anyone I have ever met." - Mayor Adrian Fenty.

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