hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

October 24, 2013

George L. Wheelock, 73

Haverhill — George L. Wheelock, 73, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, MA.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Alice (Polmatier) Wheelock of Haverhill, MA, and three daughters, Suzanne and her husband, Mark Tilton, of Haverhill, MA, Doreen and her husband, Geoffrey McAuley, of Lynn, MA and Quartermaster First Class Petty Officer Dominique D. Wheelock, US Navy, Washington, D.C. He will always be remembered as “The Grand Poobah” to his six grandchildren, Markie, Mickie, Jesse, Jaime, Caleb, and Brian. He is also survived by five sisters, Louise Gillis, Alyce Burek, Nancy Desjardins, Judith Loraw and April Romeo; two brothers, William Wheelock and Kenneth Wheelock; and many, many nieces, nephews and in-laws. He was predeceased by brothers, Ernest and David.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service on Friday, Oct. 25th at 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 24th from 4-7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Guiding Eyes for the Blind, c/o Bill Leblanc, 60 Dunbarton Dr., Nashua, NH 03063. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.