Ina (Hicks) Wheaton

March 21, 1924-April 2, 2012

It is with sadness and peace of heart that we announce the passing of Ina Mae Wheaton, on Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Sackville Memorial Hospital. Ina was 88 years of age.

Born on March 21,1924 in Midgic, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Ethel (Maxwell) and Richard Hicks.

Ina was a hard worker and always kept herself busy. She especially enjoyed her job many years ago at the Corner Drugstore in Sackville and she loved to play cards, enjoyed gardening and had a great fondness for strawberries. Ina was a loving daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.

Ina will be sadly missed by her son, Terrance (Debbie) Wheaton of Midgic, N.B.; her two sisters, Myrna of Midgic, N.B. and Irene of Port Elgin, N.B.; her brother, Percy of Midgic, N.B.; five grandchildren, Wayne, Craig, Royce, Jeremy and Kendall; seven great-grandchildren, Jessie, Taylor, MacKenzie, River, Brooklyn, Callum and Arianna and by many nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her loving husband, Gordon Thomas Wheaton; her brother, Winslow and by her infant granddaughter, Crystal.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (364-8188). In keeping with Ina’s wishes, cremation has taken place and visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 5-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 2 pm with Rev. Hal Lowther officiating. Burial will take place in the Midgic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ina may be made to the Midgic Cemetery, Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the charity of ones choice.

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