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Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery.
As originally published on Tuesday, February 17, 2009.
John "Jack" H. Wheeler, 76, of
, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at the Kline Hospice House. He was
preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Shirley A. Wheeler.
18, 1932 in
, he was the son of the late Howard F. and Esther R. Wheeler.
Jack retired from Brunswick CSX railroad after 40 years of service; served
four years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict.
He was a
member of St. Francis Catholic Church; a life member of the Brunswick
Eagles aeries #1136; a life member of the Brunswick Moose Club; and a
member of the Brunswick American Legion.
survived by daughter, Teresa Barnhouse and husband Tony Barnhouse of
Brunswick; sons, John Wheeler Jr. and wife Cheri of Knoxville and Anthony
Wheeler of Daytona Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, Mitch Barnhouse and
wife Shawn, Shanda Swann and husband J.J., Heather, Ryan, Jacob, and
Rachel Wheeler; two step-grandchildren, Kendra and Jessie Barnhart; five
great-grandchildren, Hannah and Liam Barnhouse, McKayla, Konner, and Anna
Swann; sister, Shirley Utterback and husband Bill; sisters-in-law,
Jeannine Wheeler, Charlotte Butler, Ruth Creswell, and Sylvia Phillips.
wife and parents Jack was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, Hope,
and his only brother, Franklin (Gene) E. Wheeler.
will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Stauffer
1100 N. Maple Ave.
. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the
funeral home. Rev. Mr. Lawrence Teixeira will officiate.
will be in St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County,
P.O. Box 1799
; or to the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Company #19, 200 W. Potomac St.,
Brunswick, MD 21716.
condolences may be expressed to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.