September 26, 1924 – June 26, 2020
It is with sad hearts that we announce Lizzie’s peaceful passing at the Brantford General Hospital on June 26, 2020 at the age of 95. ‘What a Friend We Have in Jesus’ was sung by her family as she went home to be with the Lord. Predeceased by her husband Winston Simmonds and their five children. She remarried in 1954 to Thomas Wheeler (2005) and will be sadly missed by their children Evelyn Wheeler-Hay (Bruce), Donald Wheeler (Elaine), Craig Wheeler, and Sheldon Wheeler (Wendy). She leaves behind eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. She is predeceased by parents John and Annie (Pritchard) Layden as well as siblings Mable (Leace Critch), George Layden (Mary), Hazel Beals (Ron), Irene (Norman Warren, Carl Anderson), Clifford Layden (Betty), Marion (Donald Elgar, Elfie Tucker), and missed by Grandville Layden (Rowella) and John Layden (Charlotte). Visitation will be held at THORPE BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL (96 West Street, Brantford) on Monday, June 29 from 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m. followed by interment in Oakhill Cemetery. If desired, donations in memory of Elizabeth may be made to The Lung Association. Share memories or online condolences by visiting www.thorpebrothersfh.com A Memorial Service will be held outdoors (under the tent) on Saturday July 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at The New Credit Fellowship Centre. 2829 First Line Road., Mississauga on the Credit Reserve.
- The Lung Association
Monday, June 29, 2020
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June 30, 2020
aunt lizze was a sweet heart and I am going to miss her.i was glad that I was able to visit her for her 95 th birthday and help her celebrate it.
June 29, 2020
Mary Warren and Elizabeth Wheeler.
June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020
Great nanny with Hayley and Joshua during their visit with nanny and poppy Bruce.