John S. Wheeler

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John S. Wheeler, age 94, of Rockton-Luthersburg Road, Rockton, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Nelson's Golden Years.
Born on Aug. 31, 1922, in Rockton, Pa., he was the son of the late Virgil and Agnes G. (Sheeser) Wheeler.
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II.
On June 5, 1946, he married Faye (Peters) Wheeler. She survives.
John was the owner/operator of Wheeler Machine Company in Rockton for over 30 years.
He was a life member of the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by two daughters, Carol Lieber and her husband, Richard of DuBois, Pa., and Laurie McCracken and her husband Gary of Luthersburg, Pa.; two brothers, Kenneth Wheeler of Rockton, Pa., and Virgil Wheeler and his wife Edith of Grampian, Pa.; six grandchildren: Suzi Manning; Donald, Brenton and Michael McCracken; Mechelle Kerstetter; and Kip Lieber; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffrey Lieber.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, Inc., DuBois.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 1 p.m. from St. John's Lutheran Church in Rockton with Pastor Jennifer Gonsalves officiating.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.
Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests donations be sent to the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department, P.O Box 100, Rockton, PA 15856.
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be made to
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211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2017
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