Wheeler, Anthony George

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Wheeler, Anthony George of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, May 12th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 76th year on the anniversary of his wife’s passing, as well as on his brother’s birthday. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen Philomena (Chesworth) Wheeler (2006) and dearly loved father of Carl Wheeler (Janice) of Dundas, Della Shuart (Howard) of Wales and Dawn Hamelin (Denis) of Iona Station. Cherished  grandfather of Sarah, Samantha, Alec and Julia. Dear brother of Sandra Gaynor of England and the late Barry Wheeler. Anthony was born in England on November 19, 1938, the son of the late Leonard and Wilhelmena (Harris) Wheeler. He worked for Rolls Royce in Coventry. Anthony emigrated with his family to Canada in 1975. He was a member of the Church of England. He served in the Royal Warwickshire Regt. He was an avid collector, enjoyed his cars (Jaguar) and had a love of cats.

A Public Memorial service to celebrate Anthony’s life will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00-1:00 p.m. Private scattering of ashes in the Old St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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