Kenneth J. Wheeler, 64, of Dupont, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born on November 26, 1954 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late David Grunder and Christine Wheeler.
He was a graduate of Roxborough High School.
Kenneth had worked for Cascades for over thirty years. He enjoyed traveling to Gatlinburg, Tennessee; hunting and fishing; and listening to Pink Floyd. He was a Minnesota Vikings football fan.
He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont.
Surviving are his wife of 12 years, Carole Cooney Wheeler; son, Christopher Wheeler, Ashley; daughters Jackie Wheeler, Throop; Kimberlee Duffy and her husband Donald, Clarks Summit; Kayte Wheeler, Throop; Brandi Campion and her husband Chris, Scranton; and Gina Wheeler, Ransom; grandchildren, Aidan Duffy; Colin and Ella Chapman; Lily Rozzi; and Kaiden Campion; sister, Sandy Grunder, Pittston; sister-in-law, Claire Schwaner and her husband William, Cedar Grove, NJ; brothers-in-law, Kevin Cooney and his wife Jurate, Waretown, NJ; and Martin Cooney, SC; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8:45am from Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Lackawanna Avenue, Dupont. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 5pm-9pm at the funeral home.