John S. Wheeler

| February 28, 2017

John S. Wheeler, Age 94 of Rockton-Luthersburg Road, Rockton, PA died Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Nelson’s Golden Years.

Born on August 31, 1922 in Rockton, PA, he was the son of the late Virgil & Agnes G. (Sheeser) Wheeler.

He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II.

On June 5, 1946, he married Faye (Peters) Wheeler. She survives.

John was the owner/operator of Wheeler Machine Company in Rockton for over 30 years.

He was a life member of the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by 2 daughters (Carol Lieber & her husband, Richard of DuBois, PA and Laurie McCracken & her husband Gary of Luthersburg, PA), two brothers (Kenneth Wheeler of Rockton, PA; and Virgil Wheeler & his wife Edith of Grampian, PA) 6 grandchildren (Suzi Manning; Donald, Brenton, & Michael McCracken; Mechelle Kerstetter; and Kip Lieber), and 9 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, (Jeffrey Lieber).

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home, Inc.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1 P.M. from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rockton with Pastor Jennifer Gonsalves officiating.

Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests donations be sent to the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department, P.O Box 100, Rockton, PA 15856.

The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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