On Friday, November 17, 2023, at the age of 84, Wellesley Ernest White of Morden, MB passed away peacefully with family by his side.
Wellesley is survived by his daughter, Ellen (Kipling), grandchildren: Jeffery (Angelina), Ashley (Cornie), great grandchildren: Cassidy, Danielle and brother, Darcy (Valerie). Wellesley was predeceased by his parents, Elfred and Mary.
Wellesley was born on October 12, 1939. He was raised on a farm in the Thornhill district. At an early age, he showed a passion for mechanical inventions and repairs. He farmed for several years. After retiring from farming, he started numerous businesses, including a snowmobile sales and repair business. In 1981, Wellesley moved to Morden and repaired magnetos for tractor and stationary engines, operating under W.J.W. Magneto Repair. Some of them were from as far away as Australia and England. Wellesley enjoyed motorcycles, snowmobiles, snooker and repairing and restoring antiques, He also enjoyed daily coffee dates with his friends. In May 2023, Wellesley became ill and remained at Boundary Trails Health Centre until October. He was then moved to Notre Dame Health Centre, where he passed away. A special thank you to Boundary Trails Health Centre and Notre Dame Health Centre for their care during Wellesley’s illness.
Private memorial and ash interment. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Wellesley’s memory to a charity on one’s choice.
Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden
In care of arrangements