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DeSales Alumna Loses Son in Sandy Hook Shooting

Fran Lobis-Wheeler’s son, Benjamin, 6, died in the attack. Lobis-Wheeler is a member of Allentown College (now DeSales University) Class of 1989.

A DeSales University graduate lost her son in Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut.

According to the Express-Times, Fran Lobis-Wheeler’s son, Benjamin, 6, died in the attack. Lobis-Wheeler is a member of the former Allentown College -- now DeSales University -- class of 1989.

According to a story from New Haven-based News 8, Lobis-Wheeler and her husband, David, had recently moved to Newtown, CT from New York City. The story says their son Nate, also a student at Sandy Hook, survived the attack.

A memorial page, Friends of Benjamin Wheeler, has been set up on Facebook. 

slyfox December 29, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Please accept my deepest condolences on this saddest of days. My heart weeps with you.

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