Manfred “Fred” Wanke

Passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Ajax/Pickering Hospital on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at the age of 82 years. Beloved husband of Muriel (Price) Wanke of Whitby and cherished father of Pam and her husband Jed Harper and Jamie Wanke and his wife Monica. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Riley, Lucas, Spencer, Melanie and Paul and by his great granddaughters Rachel and Evangeline.

Mr. Wanke, formerly of Whitby, was a Retired Teacher with the Durham District School Board where he had the opportunity to educate and inspire thousands of students during his teaching career. He will be remembered for his contributions in mathematics, trades, fitness and weight training. Most importantly he will be remembered as a wonderful and dedicated family man and husband.

Family and friends are invited to gather for a funeral service in honour of Fred at the Brockville Wesleyan Church, 33 Central Ave., W., Brockville on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, donations to will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James Street East, Brockville. Send condolences or make a donation online at

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