Passed away at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in his 70th year. George was the former owner/operator of Duck’s Dive Shop and Cottages in Picton, Ontario for over 35 years. He will be loved and missed by his sister, Catherine Taylor (Bryon) of Lakefield, and his brother’s wife, Patricia Wheeler of British Columbia. Beloved uncle of Elizabeth Lakie (Chris), Heather Taylor, Blair Taylor, and great-uncle of Clover Taylor. George is predeceased by his parents, George and Eleanor Wheeler, and his brother, David Wheeler. The family would like to express their sincere thanks and gratitude to his many friends, especially Tom and Neil who made this difficult journey possible. Please join family and friends in a celebration of George’s life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the home of his sister, Catherine, 3246 Fire Route 50, Lakefield, 705-654-4529. To honour George’s love for his animals, memorial donations may be made to a humane society of your choice as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the Hendren Funeral Homes, Lakefield Chapel, www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or 705-652-3355.
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