With grateful hearts for a life well lived, the family of Marguerite “Ellen” Wadley of St. Paul, Alberta announces the passing of their beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at the age of 78 years.
Ellen was caring, kind, generous and had a heart of gold; all characteristics of an exemplary foster parent, which was one of her titles. She enjoyed country living at the lake, cats, birds and all things nature. Ellen worked at The Zodiac Restaurant, Ouellette Lumber Yard, St. Paul Daycare and as an attendant the Chicken Hill Campsite.
Ellen leaves with precious memories her husband of 58 years: Richard “Marvin” Wadley; daughter: Tamara (Ken) Wright; son: Glen Wadley; granddaughter: Jody Reyes-Murales; brother: Donald Haydon; sister: Joyce (Myles) Crandal.
Ellen was predeceased by her parents: Douglas Maynard & Gail Joyce (née Simmonds) Haydon; biological mother: Marguerite Ellen Anderson; brother: Dale Douglas Haydon; cousin: “Young” Harry David Haydon.
As per Ellen’s request, cremation has taken place; a Celebration of her life will take place at a later date.
Ellen’s family would like to send a sincere thank you to the 2nd Floor & Long Term care staff at the St. Therese Health Care Centre, St. Paul, AB, Dr. F. Adebayo and Dr. I. Rafiq.
Memorial tributes in Ellen’s memory may be sent to the St. Paul Animal Shelter, Box 422, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0, Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 5241 Calgary Trail NW, Suite #144 – Center 104, Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8 or to the Alzheimer Society, #306, 10430 – 61 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2J3.