Lindo Wheaton

Obituary of Lindo Wheaton

Lindo Melvin Wheaton May 6, 1955 - July 8, 2020 Lindo Melvin Wheaton (65) – Peacefully passed away with his wife, Linda, at his side on July 8, 2020. Lindo was born in Frederickton, NL to Otto and Margaret (Hodder) Wheaton on May 6, 1955. He became a Journeyman Welder in 1977 and for the next 30 years took his family on the journey where work led him; Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Alberta, and Nova Scotia. He married Linda (Andrews) in 1976 and together they had two sons - Melvin and Michael. In 2000 he retired from welding due to welding related health issues. He then moved into warehousing and retail work until 2016 when his health would no longer allow him to work. Lindo was predeceased by his youngest son Michael Lindo in 2005. He is survived by his wife Linda of 43 years; his son Melvin (Brandy); grandchildren Julian, Olivia, and Ashlyn. Left to mourn his passing are his parents Otto and Margaret Wheaton of Frederickton, NL; brothers: Wade, Clarence, Terry, Paul, Enos; sisters: Joan, Betty, Sylvia, Shirley; and a large number of family and friends. A huge thank you to his family doctor, Dr. Emmanuel Ajuwon; and the amazing doctors and nurses at the An Cala Unit of Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County, PO Box 561 Sydney, NS B1P 6H4. As per Lindo’s wishes, cremation has taken place by T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve St. Glace Bay, NS. (902-849-4199). There will be a family only interment at Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery, Frederickton, NL on Saturday, July 11, 2020 with Pastors Wayne and Joy Baker officiating.
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