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Frank A. Wheeler

Obituary for Frank A. Wheeler

June 8, 1925 - October 7, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 96


Frank A. Wheeler, of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. He was 96 years old. Franks was born on June 8, 1925 to the late Frank and Lillian (née Davish) Wheeler. He was the husband to the late Eleanor A. (née Daulerio) Wheeler who passed away on March 18, 2021. Frank served his country honorably in the Army Air Corps during WWII and later in the Air Force during the Korean War Conflict. He retired from Ford Motor Company in a career that spanned about 45 years. In his free time, Frank enjoyed watching football, building model airplanes, going to airshows, watching and feeding birds, listening to music, shooting darts, doing crossword puzzles, playing electronic poker, and being an overall handyman fixing anything in the house.

Frank is survived by his sons: Frank R. Wheeler and his wife Joyce, Richard J. Wheeler and his wife Kathy, Michael S. Wheeler and his wife Louise, along with his grandchildren: Erick Wheeler, Kevin Wheeler, Samantha Wheeler, Andrew Wheeler, and his great grandsons: Jake Wheeler, Ryan Wheeler, Luke Wheeler, and Cole Wheeler. He was predeceased by his siblings: John Wheeler, Mary Huckins, Dorothy Leslie, and Lillian Elfrey.

Relatives and friends are invited to Frank's Life Celebrartion on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and again of Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by his funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Frank may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital at or to the Wounded Warrior Project at

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