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Paul Andrew Wheeler, Sr.
Bristol Resident

Paul Andrew Wheeler, Sr., age 88, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2008 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. Born in Bristol, he was a lifelong resident. Mr. Wheeler was employed by Rohm & Haas for 38 years, prior to his retirement and was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WWII. Mr. Wheeler was a devoted member of St. Mark Church, was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed trips to Las Vegas with his son, Vince and Sunday morning breakfasts at his daughter, Jane's home.

Predeceased by his wife, Rufina (nee Sommers) Wheeler, his son, Mark Wheeler, and daughter, Bridget Wheeler, he is survived by his daughter, Jane Wheeler and Stuart, 3 sons, Paul Wheeler and his wife, Betty, Vincent Wheeler and his wife, Janet and Kenneth Wheeler and his wife, Ruth, his grandchildren, Allison (Tom), Shannon, Paula (Steve), Michael, John (Karen), Jimmy, Mark, Jr (Heather), Michelle, Stephanie (Mike), Jennifer, Kenny, Jr., Melissa, Monica and Michael, 9 great-grandchildren and his special friend, Joan. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Robert Sommers and his wife, Adele of New York and his sister-in-law, Eleanor Knapp of California.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 22, 2008, 11:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Boro. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday morning 9-10:45am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Str, Bristol Boro. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mark Church, 1025 Radcliffe Str., Bristol, Pa 19007.