Howard E. Wheeler
Howard E. Wheeler age 85, of Millcreek passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 at
Millcreek Community Hospital.
He was born in Union City, on February 3, 1934 a son of the late Clarence and Katherine
He attended high School in Union City and graduated from Wesleyville High School, he
went on to serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Howard work as a barber and for the United States Post Office in Erie and Florida for
He was a member and was deep in his faith at Faith Lutheran Church, where he had
many friends. He was a life member of the Siebenbuerger Club where he loved having
dinner and his Yuengling Beer. He enjoyed wintering with his wife in Bradington, FL.,
where he also worked at the Red Barn Flee Market. He loved music and his Wegman’s
Coffee Club group.
In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Wheeler in
He is survived by his sister in law Maryann Luke of Erie; three nieces: Doreen Gray and
her husband Dale of Waterford; Laura Luke of FL; Ann Falletta and her husband John
Alexander of Erie; nephew, Jeff Luke and his wife Dawn of Waterford; cousin Helen Shreve; a dear friend, Jessica Smith and special friends, Sandy and Brian.
Friends may attend a memorial service at the Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home, 2532
Norcross Road on Monday at 11am.
Burial in Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 5414 East Lake Road, Erie, PA
16511. The family wishes to thank Dr. Robert Esper and the Staff of Millcreek
Community Hospital for their care
Monday, April 1st, 2019, 11:00 AM
Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home – East Millcreek/Belle Valley - 2532 Norcross Rd. Erie, PA 16510