KRETZ, Wendy Susanne (nee Fair)
Wendy passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the age of 65. Predeceased by parents Alan and Mary Fair, siblings Virginia, Peter and Michael Fair; son Kevin Charles Kretz and brother-in-law Fern Campbell. Survived by partner and friend, Mark Anthony, sons Casey (Angela) Kretz, Michael (Emily) Kretz; grandchildren Charlie and Evelyn Kretz; sisters Lynn Powell and Kim Campbell; special nieces Nancy (Bob) Bigwood, Kirsten (Robin) Dexter; Alexis Campbell (Duncan) and children (Owen, Jack and Luke); nephew Chris Hambling, Greg Fair, great nieces Mercedez Hambling, Sophie and Abbey Dexter.
Wendy was a lifelong resident of St. Catharines and held positions with both Domtar and Martin Cartage. She enjoyed playing golf and had a great love for reading. Wendy valued her family above all else. Her two boys, Casey and Michael, were her greatest joys. Wen’s infectious laugh and love for life enchanted those around her.
“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever” – Winnie the Pooh. Sleep in peace Bear, we love you.
Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received for visitation at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME, 585 Carlton St., St. Catharines on Wednesday, November 15 from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. A celebration of Wendy’s life will follow in the funeral home ceremony room at 12 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Hotel Dieu Shaver Health & Rehabilitation Centre.