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James Wheeler Sr.

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James D. Wheeler Sr.

LUDLOW James D. Wheeler Sr., 78, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2014 with his loving wife by his side. Born in Pittsfield, son of the late Clarence and Evelyn (Lear) Wheeler, he was a graduate of Pittsfield H.S. and the Stockbridge School at the University of Massachusetts. James was a Proud United States Marine Veteran serving his country during the Korean Conflict. He was also a Golf Course Superintendent for nearly 20 years at Worcester Country Club, and then for the town of North Attleboro before retiring. James was a gentleman who enjoyed spending time with his family; especially the trips to Florida and casinos with his wife Marge. James leaves his beloved wife of 7 years, Marjorie Rae (Vincent) Wheeler; and was predeceased by his late wife, Maryellen (DaSilva) Wheeler. He is also survived by his loving family; son, James D. Wheeler, ll, (Lisa), and their children, Jessica, James D. Wheeler, lll, Nathanial, and Katie; son, John H. Wheeler (Jenny Dewar); his step-children, Kim Evans (Steve), Michael Quaglietti (Lisa), and Jeanne Guertin and her children Christina, Hannah, Aidan, and Jordan; sister, Carol Meineker; and also leaves many extended family members and dear friends including his sister-in-law, Adeline Chrzanowski; longtime friend and fellow Marine, Jack Vincent and his wife, Josie; and many beloved nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank all members of Wingate at Wilbraham Nursing Home for their empathy, compassion, thoughtfulness, and care of Mr. Wheeler; as well as their consideration of Mrs. Wheeler during his stay. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services with Military Honors for James will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at LUDLOW FUNERAL HOME. Visiting hours will be from 12 -2 p.m. concluding with a Celebration of Life Service at 2:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James' memory to the favorite . For additional information, please visit www.ludlowfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Oct. 16, 2014
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