Dorothy M. Wheeler

Dorothy M. Wheeler, age 94 of Kent, formerly of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013.

She was born April 30, 1918, in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late James and Lilly Rose (Hanford) Garlick. Dorothy graduated from nursing school and worked as an RN until she retired to raise her family.

She is survived by her children: Lester (Jamie) Wheeler of Florida, Sue Wheeler of Kent, and Jane (Roger) Juntenen of Hubbard. Dorothy is also survived by her grandchildren: Pom Fountain, Abraham Fountain, Kurt (Gail) Wheeler, Stacy (Paul) Valent, Jason (Fiorella) McCosby, Jacqueline McCosby, James McCosby, Christina Juntenen and Sarah Juntenen, as well as her great-grandchildren: Shelby Valent and Anabella McCosby.

Cremation has taken place, and per her wishes there will be no services. Condolences and memories may be shared at

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 2-7-13)

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  • Dear Sue, I am thinking of you in the time of your mother's passage, hoping for your peace of mind and joy in the long life you shared with her. You were and always will be an amazing daughter to Dorothy. Most Fondly, Sharon Cretsinger