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Woodrow K. WHEATON
Père : Fraser Wheaton
Mère : Mary Keith
Décès le : 2006-08-20
Parution : 2006-08-21
Paru dans : Times & Transcript, Moncton, NB

Woodrow K. Wheaton 1914 - 2006 Woodrow Keith Wheaton, of Riverview, passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, August 20th, 2006. Born in Wheaton Settlement, May 28th, 1914, he was the son of the late Fraser and Mary (Keith) Wheaton of Wheaton Settlement. Woodrow attended school in the Moncton area and graduated from Mount Allison University with a B.A. and B.Ed. Woodrow was a teacher and principal retiring in 1976, following nearly 45 years as an educator. He was an active member of The First United Baptist Church, Moncton, as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Scout/Cub Leader. Woodrow was a member of the Town Council of Sackville, N.B. for many years and a founding member and past president of the South Eastern New Brunswick Branch of the Genealogical Society in Moncton. Woodrow was the president of Moncton Teacher's Credit Union, as well as a president of the Principal Association. He served on various committees and sub-committees of the Canadian College of Teachers, Principal's Council of N.B.T.A. and Canadian Teacher's Federation. In addition, he served as president of the Steeves Family Corporation for a number of years. He retired as Principal of Queen Elizabeth School in 1976, and was honoured by many of his former staff and colleagues who were appreciative of his great career as an educator. Woodrow is survived by his wife of 65 years, Freda (Steeves) Wheaton; son, Keith B. Wheaton; daughter-in-law, Betty; daughter, Carolyn; three grandchildren, Kimberley Wheaton-Fuerst (Rob), Nancy Wheaton and Maryanne Wheaton MacDonald (Dale); two great grandsons, Kolby Robert Wheaton-Fuerst and Kamryn Keith MacDonald. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by six brothers, Alex, Lee, Les, Lloyd, Albert and baby Henry; five sisters, Inez, Josephine, Mary, Essie, and Marguerite. Woodrow was the last surviving member of his immediate family. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation prior to the Memorial Service to be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 in the Chapel of Fair Haven Funeral Home with Rev. Delbert Bannister officiating. A reception following the service will be held in the Garden View Reception Room of the funeral home. Interment will be in Wheaton Settlement Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Wheaton Settlement Cemetery, or any children's charity would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Road, Moncton (506) 852-3530. The family invites you to sign the book of condolences at: www.fairhavenmemorial.ca [The Times & Transcript]

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