Betty V. Wheeler

December 16, 1939 ~ November 2, 2018 (age 78)

Betty V. (Hawthorne) Wheeler, 78, of Bristol, died on Friday (November 2, 2018) at Yale/New Haven Smilow Center.  Betty was born in Bristol on December 16, 1939 and was a daughter of the late Miles and Bessie (McGray) Hawthorne. Born in Bristol, she was raised in New Brunswick, Canada before returning to Bristol as a young lady. She was a computer supervisor at Hartford Steam Boiler before retiring and was a member of the Heritage United Pentecostal Church family. Betty is survived by her daughter: Roberta “Cookie” Rohner of Bartonsville, PA; a granddaughter: Shannon Way and husband, Tom, of Thomaston; daughter-in-law: Barbara Wheeler; brothers and sisters in Canada; and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her sons, David Bruce Wheeler and infant Robert Dwight Patton. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Monday (November 5, 2018) between 7 and 8:30 PM followed by a memorial service commencing at 8:30 PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heritage United Pentecostal Church, 48 Lewis St., Bristol, CT 06010 Please visit Betty’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com

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