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Barbara Harris Gale Wheeler

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Barbara Harris Gale Wheeler Obituary
Barbara Harris Gale Wheeler February 17, 1924 - May 4, 2012 BROOKLYN - Barbara Harris Gale Wheeler, age 88 of Brooklyn died Friday at Oakwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Webster, MA. She was born in Danielson on February 17, 1924, daughter of the late Gordon and Dorothy (Harris) Gale. She was the wife of the late Paul E. Wheeler who died in 1981. She was a 1942 graduate of Killingly High School and a graduate of The Berkeley School of Business. Barbara served as a corpsman in the WAVES for the U.S. Navy during WWII and was stationed at the Naval Hospital in Charleston, SC. She had been employed as a reporter for The Commercial Record Publication and also George Jackson Real Estate. She was a member of WAVES International and Ocean State WAVES and a member of the American Legion Post #21 in Danielson. She is survived by her son Paul L. Wheeler and wife Karen of Southington, CT; daughter-in-law Charlotte Larrow of Brookyn; grandchildren, Sara Wheeler, Shannon Wheeler, Brandon Wheeler, Jeffrey Morissette, Edward Morissette and Angela Morissette, six great grandchildren, and her niece and nephew. She was predeceased by her son David Wheeler. A Graveside Service with Full Military Honors will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Westfield Cemetery, Danielson. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers; please make a donation to the , 825 Brook St, I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045.Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Danielson is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Norwich Bulletin on May 8, 2012
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