Prince Edward County’s Newspaper of Record
May 18, 2024
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Wanda May Hoag

May 5, 1925 – January 31, 2024

Wanda May Hoag went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, January 31st, at 98 years of age. She was the daughter of Annie (nee Hunt) and Raymond Wright.  Beloved wife and best friend of the late Walter for 63 years. She was the loving mom of Patricia Hoag and Karen (Lester) Brooks, and adoring grandmother of Jamieson and Jordan.  In her younger years she worked at Sears and the Bell Telephone Switchboard in Picton as well as the Bank of Commerce in Bloomfield. Her most cherished vocation was in being a stay-at-home mom to her daughters.  Wanda enjoyed travelling and visited Alaska, the Caribbean, the British Isles, Hawaii, Europe, and cruised the east and west coast of Canada and the U.S.  She loved music, drama, and dance and really appreciated the many trips to the Stratford Festival.  Wanda delighted in making and sending cards, blessing many by her thoughtfulness in remembering the significant events in their lives, and helping them know that, even in a pandemic, they weren’t forgotten.  Mrs. Hoag rested at Rushnell Funeral Homes – Picton Chapel, 33 Main Street (613-476-2450). A Private Family Spring Interment was held at West Lake Church of Christ Cemetery.  A Celebration of Wanda’s Life will be held in Emmanuel Baptist Church, Corey Street, Bloomfield on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 11 am.  If desired, donations to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Hospice Prince Edward or Operation Smile would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and to share memories of Wanda, please visit:



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