1929 – 2017
Woodstock – Barbara (Gauthier) Wheeler, 87, of Webster, MA formerly of Woodstock, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in The Overlook Masonic Health Care Center in Charlton, MA. She was the loving wife of the late William Wheeler. Born in Oxford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Jean Baptiste and Ellen (Strack) Gauthier. On June 1, 1946, she was united in marriage to William Wheeler at St. Roch Church in Oxford, MA.
Mrs. Wheeler worked as a stitcher for B & W Footwear in Webster, MA retiring in 1968. She spent her life caring for her husband who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis.
Barbara is survived by her sister, Doris Prouty of Webster, MA, as well as 13 nieces and nephews, and several grand-nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her two sisters, Elaine Johnson and Joyce Wilson.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 11:00 am in St. Roch Church, 334 Main St. Oxford, MA. Burial will follow in Elmvale Cemetery, Woodstock, CT. Arrangements are by the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com