(Cannonsburg) Marianna Joyce Wheeler, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. She is survived by her children, William (Bill) and Karen Wheeler, and Tom and Annie Wheeler; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Jerri (James) Brown; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Joyce, and her brother, Bill Joyce. The Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Wheeler will be offered on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parnell with The Rev. Mark Peacock presiding. The Rosary will be prayed at 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook, NE Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or the Educational Endowment Fund at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parnell. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the Pederson Funeral Home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and prior to the Mass at the church on Tuesday.

The Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford



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