Obituary of Ellen A. Wheeler
Ellen A. Wheeler, 67, of Monroe Township passed on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at home while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, she resided most of her adult life in Plainsboro, NJ and Monroe Township, NJ. Ellen retired in 2016 with over 40 years of service in teaching. She was employed as a special education teacher at Wicoff Elementary School for over twenty years. Her compassionate, patient, and positive nature touched the lives of many students and families. She dearly loved her friends and colleagues and cherished their companionship even after her retirement.
Daughter of the late Joseph and Doris (O’Neill) Allenza, Ellen is survived by 2 sons, Christopher Wheeler and Gregory Wheeler (wife, Rashmi), granddaughter Sienna Wheeler, sister Diane Rabin (husband, Howard), and brother Paul Allenza (wife, Carol). She was also a loving aunt to her nephews and nieces Josef Rabin, Matthew Rabin, Lee Rabin, Jack Allenza, Nano Allenza, Stephen Allenza (wife, Nathalia), and Adria Allenza, and her grand-niece Julieta Allenza. Ellen travelled and celebrated life with her many close friends. Ellen’s enormous, loving heart and quiet wit will be greatly missed by all.
The Visitation and Funeral will both be held at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home 616 Ridge Road Monmouth Junction, NJ. Visitation will be Sunday, March 27, 2022 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Funeral will be Monday, March 28, 2022 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at the Fernwood Cemetery Forsgate Drive Jamesburg, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Center for Learning Disabilities at https://www.ncld.org would be appreciated.
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