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Jerrett Funeral Homes - Scarborough Chapel

660 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON

OBITUARY

Marguerite Wheeler

February 28, 1933July 17, 2019

Passed away peacefully with family by her side in her 86th year (Feb. 28, 1933-July 17, 2019). Beloved wife of Norman of 60 years. Loving mother of Emily (Jim) Rayburn. Dearly cherished grandmother of Melissa (Tobi), Brendan (Nina & their children Max, Bodhi & #3 on the way), Amy (Djin Schott & their daughter Indie). Marguerite was also mother to Evan & grandmother to Edwin & Laura.

Marguerite was born & raised in Oshawa with her predeceased twin brother Ted.

In her youth she was leader of #2 Division Oshawa Girl Guides & was a life member of The Womens Institute in Scarborough. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. May her love & laughter in life carry on through us all.

Visitation will be held for Marguerite at the Jerrett Scarborough Funeral Home (660 Kennedy Rd.) on Sunday July 21, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday July 22, 2019 at 11am at St. Jude (Wexford) at 10 Howarth Avenue, Scarborough. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Many thanks to the staff at Providence Healthcare & Ina Grafton Gage Nursing Home for all their support.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery Monday, July 22, 2019

Memories

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Deborah Russell

July 22, 2019

Mr. Wheeler, Emily and family,
Our sincere condolences at this time of loss. I have fond childhood memories of your mom Marguerite. I remember most her wonderful humour and being taken on tours of the backyard garden in the summer.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Debbie Russell, Rolf Piehler and family

Anthony Santamaria

July 22, 2019

I enjoyed a marvelous childhood growing up in Victoria Village, and a big part of that was the privilege of having Mrs. Marguerite Wheeler and her family as my neighbors. Marguerite Wheeler, or "Mrs. Wheeler", as I referred to her, was an absolutely wonderful person. She was exceptionally kind and generous, and she also had a remarkable sense of humor. She always made me and everyone smile. I am so grateful for having had the opportunity to know Marguerite Wheeler. Indeed, she was a blessing to all who knew her, and may God Bless her always!

David Worthington

July 21, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss.

Betsy & David Worthington

Paul, Rita & Louise Allington

July 21, 2019

Dear Norm and family.
Thinking of you all at this sad time, so sorry we can not be with you.
We hold fond memories of our time spent with you all at the cottage.
Marguerite was such a lovely lady and will be greatly missed.
Our love to you all.
Paul, Rita, Louise and Dylan
Xxxx

GORDON SMITH

July 21, 2019

We express our Sympathy to Norm, Emily, Evan, Melissa, Brendan and Amy and their Families. We will always remember Marguerite's unique humor and her gift of laughter.
Lots of happy times playing euchre together at our cottages in summer.
Gordon Smith and Family

Gay and Jim and Family Hancock

July 20, 2019

Dear Norrie and Family:

Please know we are with you in spirit, though geographical distances separate us at this time, from giving each of you warm Island hugs of love and comfort at this difficult time.
We recall many Wheeler-Fife parties in our youth when Marguerite was the life of those parties. May happy times with this dear lady bring you comfort and peace in the times ahead.
Love, Gay, Jim and Family.

Lorne Bent

July 19, 2019

Dearest Norrie, we were profoundly saddened to learn of Margeurite's passing, we hope you find comfort with family and friends at this trying time

Lorne and Shirley Bent and family

Franco & Anna Santamaria

July 19, 2019

Norm, Emily, Evan & Family

Our deepest condolences for the loss of your precious wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother. Marguerite was a wonderful lady with a great sense of humour. We will miss her dearly.

Sincerely
Franco & Anna Santamaria

Marianne Cossidente

July 19, 2019

Growing up beside the family and being friends with Emily I have many fond memories of Marguerite. She was a kind and wonderful lady. There were many times where I was invited to stay for dinner or invited to the cottage. She was always gracious and loving. I felt as though she was a second mother. Norm, Emily, Evan and family I am very sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in the memories. She will be missed by all who knew her. Sincerely Marianne (Santamaria) Cossidente

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY