WHEAT, Sylvia Margaret
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December 11, 1921 - December 24, 2012
Our loving Mom, Grandma, G.G. passed away at the age of 91 years. Born in Dodsland, Sask., until the age of 3, then to Vancouver, moving to Pitt Meadows in 1957, for 41 years, then to Maple Ridge Legion Manor in 1998. Mom worked at Boeings through the War and after married Cyril on February 9, 1947. She was pre-deceased by Cy, Dec. 1984, her parents Charles & Sarah Gaskin and brother Charles Gaskin 2003 & sister Muriel Brayden 2007. She is survived by son Ken (Gitta) Wheat and daughter Sharon Wheat. Grandma to Jennifer (Shane) Wheat, Clifton (Tasha) Vanderwal and Stephen (Sarah) Vanderwal. G.G. to Caden Vanderwal and twins Lucas & Mason Vanderwal, & soon to be baby Logan Tatosky. Sylvia was a long time member of Legion #88, volunteered at Sunnyhill Childrens Hospital for 7 yrs., at Blood Donors for 25 yrs., and CKNW Bowling-Orphans Fund for 27 yrs. A member of Ridge Meadows Senior Society were among other activities - she line danced and played Mexican Train for many years. A Service of Celebration for Sylvia will be held at Legion #88, 12101 - 224th St., Maple Ridge on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations to Ridge Meadows Hospital or your own charity.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Jan. 13, 2013