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May S. Wheeler

1923 - 2014 NORTH EGREMONT Mrs. May S. Wheeler, 91, of Prospect Lake Road died June 6, 2014. Born in Springfield, Vt. on March 30, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Julia Burton Slater. She was a 1941 graduate of Springfield, Vt. schools. May received a child care certificate for her training at St. Margaret's Home for Babies and Children in Albany, N.Y. She worked many years for families in the Albany area. May was devoted to taking care of her family and enjoyed spending time with them and her friends. She is survived by her husband, Roland B. Wheeler, whom she married May 13, 1950; three loving children, Kevin Wheeler and wife, Dian, Airlie Ohman and husband, Leonard, all of North Egremont, Mass., and Dona Kellogg and husband, Jerry, of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; two special grandchildren, Karena Gardino and Patrick Nilson; one great-granddaughter, "GG's sweetheart" Madison Gardino, and many caring cousins, nephews, and nieces. She was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy Putnam and granddaughter, Deanna Nilson. The Wheeler family would like to thank her many kind caregivers. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery, Route 71, in North Egremont, conducted by the Rev. Charles VanAusdall. A reception will follow the service at the North Egremont Fire Station on Route 71. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Squad or Fairview Hospital through FINNERTY & STEVENS FUNERAL HOME, 426 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. Remembrances may be sent to the family through www.finnertyandstevens.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 10, 2014
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