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Louise Garland Wheelen

February 11, 1937 ~ December 24, 2020 (age 83)


WESTMINSTER – Louise Garland Wheelen, 83, of 27 Colony Road, died peacefully Thursday morning, December 24, 2020 in HealthAlliance Leominster Hospital, with her family at her side.


She was born in Dover, NH on February 11, 1937, daughter of the late George and Cora (Laforge) Lariviere and was a 1955 graduate of Dover High School.  She was a resident of Westminster for many years.


Louise worked for many years at Simplex Time Recorder as a scheduler in its engineering department.  She was a member of Westminster Council on Aging and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Gardner.  Her hobbies included gardening, reading and spending time at the beach.


She leaves her husband of 22 years, Gerald D. “Jerry” Wheelen; three sons, Douglas Garland and his wife Donna of Snohomish, WA, Dean Garland of No. Conway, NH and Todd Garland and his wife Kim of Jupiter, FL; four grandchildren, Drew Garland, Griffin Garland and Jake Garland, all of Jupiter, FL and Dr. Naomi Garland of Boston and a sister, Jennie Hickman and her husband George of Dover, NH.


Services will be held at a later date.


Memorial donations may be made to Westminster Fire and Rescue. 7 South Street, Westminster, MA 01473.


Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.


Family to do services at later date

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