March 1, 2019
Her family is sad to announce the passing of Joan Margaret McCullagh on Friday March 1st at the Southampton Hospital. Joan was born on 14 October 1935 in Cobourg, Ontario to Gordon McCullagh and his wife Daisy nee Avery. She joined the Air Force in order to put herself through the University of Guelph – graduating from MacDonald Institute in the Class of ’57. She was a High School Home Economics teacher retiring to beautiful Southampton, Ontario in 1999.
Joan married Peter Wenzel in 1955 and together had five children. Stephen Peter 1956-1956, Katherine Anne 1957 (Larry Leonard), Christopher Allen 1959 (Monica Kalra), Mark Robert 1960-2016 (Marion Hazlitt), and Roderick Hugo 1962-2018. She treasured her many dear grand and great grandchildren and beloved younger sister Anne Dymond and nieces Sonia and Alison Wertenauer of Half Moon Bay, California.
Services will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Southampton on Friday May 3rd, 2019 1:00pm followed by interment in Southampton Cemetery. Celebrations will follow at the Walker House, High Street, Southampton. Donations may be made in her memory to Grey Bruce Animal Shelter.