Welcome to the memorial page for

Ronald T. "Ronnie" Wheeler

June 25, 1949 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 68)

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After a short illness, Ronnie passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Ronnie was predeceased by his loving father, George K. Wheeler and his brother, John E. “Johnny” Wheeler. He was the beloved son of Selina Wheeler (nee Pollok) and is also survived by cherished siblings: George W. Wheeler (Joanne) of North Tonawanda, NY; Sharon Twist (James) of Ransomville, NY; Sam “Jerry” (late Elizabeth “Betty”) of Tuscon, AZ; James “Jimmie” (Anne) of Westerville, OH and Tina Simmons of Palm Beach, FL. Ronnie is also survived by many nieces and nephews that absolutely adored him.

Ronnie was a longtime resident of Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. The family wishes to thank the entire staff at Hyde Park and Guildcare for their impeccable dedication to our sweet Ronnie. He never lacked attention, love, thoughtfulness, generosity and assistance - and for that we are eternally grateful.

A special thank you to the staff at Northgate Health Care Facility where Ronnie spent the last few months with the assistance of Niagara Hospice.

There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral service will be determined at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007). In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Ronnie's memory to Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara at Opportunities Unlimited, 1906 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY 14305 (please specify “To Be Used at 1906 Hyde Park Blvd.” or to Hospice at Jeanne's House c/o Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094. Please visit for online condolences.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice at Jeanne's House
4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport NY 14094

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara at Opportunities Unlimited,
1906 Hyde Park Blvd., (please specify “To Be Used at 1906 Hyde Park Blvd)., Niagara Falls NY 14305

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