Eleanor Wheeler

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Eleanor Wheeler, 88, of West Pittston, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Highland Manor, Exeter.

Born March 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Nellie Wierbowski Yakobitis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wheeler, in 1987; and brother, Edward Yakobitis.

She is survived by nephew and caregiver, Jack Yakobitis and wife, Lisa, Duryea; brother, John A. Yakobitis Sr. and wife, Helen, West Pittston; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Charles Manganiello, the staff at Highland Manor and Celtic Hospice, Kingston, for the compassionate care given to Eleanor during her stay at Highland Manor.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. Joseph LaCava, interim pastor at Independent Bible Church will officiate. Friends may call from 10 until service time at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Mount Zion Cemetery.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 18, 2012