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Saturday November 24, 2012

WAGNER, Leslie

Peacefully on November 18, 2012. Leslie was born in Quebec City on July 5, 1923 to Henry and Jessie Hall and was christened Margaret Leslie Forsyth Hall. Leslie spent her adolescence in Madeleine River on the Gaspe Peninsula and her teen years in Quebec City and Montreal. During WWII she served on the telephone exchange at the RCAF station in Ancienne Lorette outside Quebec City. It was here that she met the love of her life, Charles Wagner. Together they enjoyed 60 productive and event-filled years raising a family, building a cottage on Sparrow Lake in Muskoka and enjoying their retirement. Leslie was gracious and engaging, with a strong social conscience, and she lived life to the fullest with few regrets. She will be sadly missed by her friends and especially by the family who loved her dearly, including her daughter Brenda, her son Graham, and her two grandchildren, Lyle and Grace. The family is grateful for the care provide by University Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, Dec 1 at First St. Andrews United Church (350 Queens Ave) in London, ON. In lieu of flowers, donations may go to the Canadian Wildlife Federation or the Couchiching Conservancy, both of which Leslie actively supported.

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