Donald Wheeler Obituary

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Donald Wheeler, 86, of Middlebury passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Beacon Brook Health Center in Naugatuck.

Mr. Wheeler was born March 29, 1931 in Waterbury, the son of the late Frank and Anna (Carrol) Wheeler. He was raised in Waterbury before moving to Middlebury in 1969. He was a longtime member of the Watertown Grange, completing all seven degrees. He had many friends around the neighborhood and loved old movies, especially westerns.

He is survived by several cousins, including William Honegger and his wife, Erma, of Middlebury, with whom he made his home.

Mr. Wheeler’s funeral will be Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. at  the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck at 201 Meadow St. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department 65 Tucker Hill Road, Middlebury, CT 06762 or Disabled American Veterans, 80 Hall Ave, Meriden, CT 06450. For online condolences, please visit


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