Richard C. Wheeler, died Tuesday, April 6, after a period of declining health, at Blackstone Valley Health and Rehabilitation (formerly St. Camillus). He was 77.
He is survived by a brother, Paul E. Wheeler and his wife, Beverly, of Whitinsville, a nephew, Daniel Wheeler, of Douglas and a niece, Christine Beauchaine, of Whitinsville.
Richard was born in Newport, Rhode Island, April 24, 1943, a son of Paul S. and Mildred (Lundburg) Wheeler. His family lived in Worcester when he was young and moved to Whitinsville when he was a teen. He was a graduate of Northbridge High School and a 1971 graduate of Clark University. He served in the the Massachusetts National Guard from 1965-1971. An accountant, he worked at Dennison, in Framingham, for most of his career. Richard enjoyed reading the newspaper and watching television.
Services are private.
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