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Leslie Wheeling, Jr.  "Les" Salsbury

Obituary for Leslie Wheeling, Jr. "Les" Salsbury

January 10, 2017


Leslie Wheeling, Jr. "Les" age 89. Went home to be with the Lord on January 10, 2017. Loving and devoted husband of Margaret(nee Duld). Beloved father of Leslie Salsbury, Suzanne Mooney, Keith Salsbury, Marjorie Hershberger, Glenn Salsbury, Debbie Davis, and Arleen Bandini. Loving Pop-Pop of 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Leslie was a graduate of Northeast High School class of 1945, while serving his country as a U.S. Merchant Mariner during World War II. After serving his country Les was a pipefitter retiring from the Philaelphia Gas Works, a member of the V.F.W, American Legion, Fox Chase United Methodist Church, a Boy scout Troop Leader , a son of the American Revolution and a member of the Sons of the Union Veterans. Les was known as the patriarch of the well known Salsbury Family of Fox Chase. He was the "Jack of all trades, Master of all".

Relatives and friends are invited to Les's Life Celebration Friday Evening 6PM to 8PM and again Saturday Morning 10AM to 11AM at the Dean Geitner Givnish of Fox Chase 7900 Oxford Avenue (at Borbeck) Philadelphia PA 19111. Funeral Service will begin at 11AM. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

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Dean/Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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