Alice Wesley

 

WESLEY: Alice Wesley passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the Shoal Lake/Strathclair Health Center in Shoal Lake, Manitoba. She was born in Deepcar, England on March 17, 1925 to Clarence and Annie (Garlick) Hall. The family moved to Canada in 1929 and lived in Foxwarren, MB in CPR housing. Alice started working at age 14 with the Smith family.  She met and married Disney (Dick) Wesley of Carroll, MB on June 11, 1948 and they had 64 wonderful years together. They had three daughters: Sylvia Mae Marshall of Birtle, Margaret Jean Garbolinsky of Minnedosa and Sharon Lynn Nagai of Calgary. Alice worked at numerous places in Brandon: Army & Navy, Mayfair Ladies Wear, Robson’s Mens Wear and Doig’s Dept Store in the materials department.  Her last position before retiring was with Fred’s Drycleaners. She was a member of Trinity United Church and a participant in the choir, couples club and taught Sunday school.  Alice loved to golf, bowl, play bridge and most of all she enjoyed times with her family. She kept in close touch with all of her relatives and delighted in visiting them over the years.  Her greatest joy was her 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson. She delighted in going on holidays with them, attending all their weddings and just generally spending time getting to know them.

 

She is survived by daughters, Jean (Gary) and Sharon (Mas); grandchildren: Brent (Susan), Tracy (Tim), Cory (Anne), Mikko (Chris), Allison (Perry); great- grandchildren: Elaine, Scott, Amy (Derek), Stuart (Jodie), Matthew, Rachel, Tori, Kara, Leighton, Kate and Dylan; great-great grandson, Mason; brothers-in-law, Clare Cove and Ken Field, sisters-in-law, Florence Wotton, Bev Wotton, Joyce Opperman and Joan Wesley. She was predeceased by her parents, Annie and Clarence; daughter, Sylvia and husband, Dick as well as all of her 8 siblings: George Hall, Cyril Hall, Hilda Goodwin, Ivy Woodhouse, Wilfred Wotton, Robert Wotton, Edith Field, Lloyd Wotton.  Alice embraced life and approached each day as a blessing.

 

A Celebration of Alice’s Life will be held at Trinity United Church, 1515 6th Street, Brandon, MB on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Carroll Cemetery.  Donations in memory of Alice may be made to Trinity United Church, 1515 6th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 6B3 or the charity of your choice.

 

We’ll miss you Mom, God bless you, rest in peace.