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Theresa Ann Wheeler

January 7, 2021


Theresa A. Wheeler

1948 – 2021   

Theresa A. Wheeler, of Horseheads, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021, surrounded by love, to be with the Lord. A woman of faith, and a lifelong Catholic, she was a communicant of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish.  She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. 

            Theresa was a graduate of South Side High School and Tompkins-Cortland CC School of Nursing.  She was a professional nurse, and served her patients and community for over 25 years.  A devoted wife and mother she worked tirelessly to improve the lives of her family, especially for her daughter Christina and son Kevin.

            She was predeceased by her parents, Theresa Palumbo-Hollenbeck and Jesse Hollenbeck; and William R. Wheeler.

            Theresa is survived by her daughter Christina M. (Stephen F. Hartman) Wheeler of Horseheads; son Kevin P. (Diana) Wheeler and grandsons Gabriel and Seamus of Wasilla, Alaska; siblings Michael, James, and Marie; along with her nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her two beloved little dogs, Princess and Benji.

Private funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Those wishing may make a memorial donation, in lieu of flowers, to the Critical Care / Covid Ward of Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA, where they work tirelessly to help their patients in these difficult times. Donations can be made online via

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