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Priscilla W. Wheelock

Priscilla W. Wheelock March 17, 1922 February 27, 2014 Priscilla W. Wheelock passed away on February 27, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis. Priscilla was born in Portsmouth, N.H. on March 17, 1922, to Ralph and Myrtle Wood. She graduated from Westbrook College in Portland, Maine. After graduation, she worked at Camp Langdon in New Castle, N.H. during WWII. Priscilla married Glennis R. Wheelock on August 21, 1948. While he finished his medical degree, she worked for the Dean of Temple Medical School in Philadelphia. After Glennis received his MD, they moved to Union City where they resided until 1971, when they moved to State College. In 2003, Priscilla relocated to Eau Claire, Wis., to be close to family. She and her husband both worked and retired from Penn State University. She was known as an avid Penn State fan, and later became a Badger and Packer fan in Wisconsin. Priscilla volunteered her time to many different organizations including the Centre County Medical Society Auxiliary and the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program. She received a Presidential Honor for volunteering 10,000 hours knitting baby caps for the two local hospitals. Priscilla was a gracious lady, who liked everyone she met and made them feel special. She supported her family and friends through all they went through, encouraging them to do their best. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Cornett and husband, Frank, of Cadott, Wis. and Holly Pelton, of Fort Worth, Texas. She is also survived by her granddaughters, Catherine (Ross) McNally and Casey (Ryan) Morgan; along with two great grandchildren. She left behind many very dear friends as well. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Penn State University (Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management or University Health Services) or to the Gladney Center for Adoption (www.gladney.org). Chippewa Valley Cremation Services is serving the family. To sign the guestbook or share memories online, please visit www.chippewavalleycremation.com.


Published in Centre Daily Times on Mar. 4, 2014
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