Memorial Service for M. Maxine Wheeler will be held at 2pm,
Saturday March 25th 2023, at Christ Church Parish Church, 245
Westmorland Street, Fredericton NB.
All are welcome to
death of Maxine Wheeler, age 92 of Fredericton occurred on Sunday,
January 29, 2023 at the DECH. She was the daughter of the late David
and Annie Bird. She passed surrounded by the love of
Maxine was pre-deceased by her
daughter Anne Wheeler, her son Walter "Buddy" Wheeler and
her granddaughter Paige Bishop. Also the father of her children Milton
Wheeler and her second husband Edward Ludford. Her loving brothers
John, Glenn, Aubrey and Laurel "Bud"
She is survived by daughters Cathy
Martin (Jim), Laurie Price (Frank), 12 wonderful grandchildren, 10
great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She will be
missed by a large extended family who she loved
Dedicated and hard working, Maxine
was a long term employee of UNB. Gifted with intelligence, a keen
sense of humour and sharp wit, she was well liked by faculty, staff
and students. She was deeply honoured one year to be invited to speak
at convocation of behalf of the UNB Staff Association of which she was
President at the time. Maxine also was past president of the Ladies
Auxiliary Branch #4. Her Pythian sister’s involvement was
important as she served on scholarship committees.
Mothers Anglican faith carried her
through the ups and downs of life. Nana’s words of wisdom
and sage advice was "go with the
She loved nature, animals, sweets,
playing bridge, crossword puzzles, getting "dressed up" the
Bird family corn boil, jewellery and bling, a good book, travel and
people of all cultures.
A favorite trip found her in
Treasure Beach, Jamaica with daughters, granddaughters and good
friends listening to reggae music and dancing at a goat farm/villa
Most important were love and pride
in family. Her nurturing and supporting ways were our treasure. She
touched our lives forever.
tomorrow starts without me
think we’re far
For every time
you think of me
right there in your
Celebration of Life and interment will be held at a later date.
Donations in Maxine’s memory can be made to Farraline Place.
Online condolences and sharing of memories may be made at