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MYRLE D. WARDWELL - MELBOURNE, Fla. - Myrle D. Wardwell, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 14, 2014, in the Palm Bay Community Hospital, with her children by her side. Myrle was born on Dec. 14, 1923, to the late Mabel and Nicholas Donohue. She was married 38 years to Myron "Mike" Wardwell and had four children. She resided in Rutland and Essex Junction, Vt., relocating to Melbourne, Fla., in 1973. She retired in 1988 from AT&T as a telephone operator. Myrle loved life, her family and many friends. She spent the last year of her life at Anchor Care Nursing Center in Port Malabar, Fla. She was predeceased by her husband, Mike; son, Peter; and her sister, Charlotte. Myrle is survived by her son, Wayne Wardwell (Barbara); daughters, Barbara Hix (Earl) and Peggy Klebeck (Ted Stull); brothers, Roy Donohue (Gail) of Penacook, N.H., and Richard Donohue (Nancy) of Newbury Park, Calif.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Family will greet friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Davis Seawinds Funeral Home in Melbourne, with a Celebration of Myrle's Life to follow at 2 p.m. Condolences may be offered at

Published in The Burlington Free Press on July 20, 2014
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