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Doreen Wakelin

Doreen Wakelin

Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Obituary for Doreen Wakelin

WAKELIN, Doreen Betty; aged 99, entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital, in Lindsay, on September 26, 2020. Doreen was the beloved wife of Ralph Wakelin (pre-deceased) and loving mother of Michael (Sharon), Gordon (Celeste), Dianne Cross (Bill) and David (Kathy). Grandmother of Jason, Julien, Andrea, Gregory, Leah, and Victor. Great-grandmother of Jessica, Nicolo, and Angie. Sister of the late Marjorie Vanstone (the late Lloyd) and Ronald Barbe. A private family burial will be taking place at Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul’s Anglican Church or Five Counties Children Centre would be appreciated by the family. Donations can be made through the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel St., Lindsay, Ontario or online at www.mackeys.ca

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    Riverside Cemetery
    347 Lindsay Street South
    Lindsay, Ontario
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Blair Bailey

The Wakelin and Bailey Family had many great times and trips together. I believe my Mom & Dad met Ralph and Doreen at the Lindsay Figure Skating Club. We had so many good times and trips together. I recall both families walking up 5th Avenue in New York City, shoulder to shoulder, all 11 of us. We got out the Coleman stoves in Central Park and had lunch. Doreen was such a wonderful person and always had a smile and a welcome. I am so glad she had such a long life with good health. I will miss her.

Blair Bailey
Comment | Posted at 05:53pm via Condolence
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Gregory Fitch

Dave, Kathy and Family,
Our sincere condolences, Dave, on the passing of your mother. I spent many a day as a youth in your Bond Street home and was always warmly welcomed by Ralph and Doreen. She will be missed.
Greg Fitch and Paula Cayley
Comment | Posted at 11:33pm via Condolence
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Mary Anne Padgett

Dianne,Michael,Gord, and David: I was sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.she was a great lady! I am not in Lindsay anymore so I did not hear until now.She was always Happy.We had great times on Durham street Dianne.
Mary Anne Padgett (Gemmill).
Comment | Posted at 06:47pm via Condolence
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Carol Anderson

Doreen was a great friend of my mother's, so we knew her well and enjoyed her company. She had a great laugh!

Thinking of you all during this extra hard time because of COVID.

Carol (Staples) Anderson
Comment | Posted at 03:23pm via Condolence
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Bill Staples

The entire Wakelin Family played an important part of my early life. My mother Florence Staples and I would regularly visit the Wakelins for various reasons and I would get to see how another family related. They were all great! Doreen was fun and solid and, I think, a wonderful role model. While condolences may be in order to the whole family I want to celebrate her as a fine person and a great life. - Bill Staples, Toronto.
Comment | Posted at 11:44am via Condolence
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