In Memoriam: Wendell H. Alton

Wendell H. Alton

We regret to inform you of the recent passing of Mr. Wendell H. Alton, 80, Founder and CEO of Alton Caskets and Manchester Supply (now Manchester by Victoriaville).

He died peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Thursday, August 25th. Wendell Alton of London, Ontario, Canada, was in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Sheila Ann (Gordon). Dear father of Geoffrey (Sarah), Laura (Tom) Dueck and Martha (Brent) Francis. Cherished grandfather of Andie and Wyatt Dueck and Olivia, Jack and Benjamin Francis. Wendell was the founder and CEO of Alton Caskets and Manchester Supply, and active for many years in CFSA.
Friends were received at Logan Funeral Home in London, and a funeral service was held in the chapel. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to: Critical Care Trauma Centre, Victoria Hospital, 800 Commissioners Rd. E., London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9 (519-685-8760); Friends of Music – First St. Andrews United Church, 350 Queens Ave., London, N6B 1X6; or, Probus Club of Goderich, c/o A. Lobb, RR #2, Clinton, N0M 1L0. Online condolences, memories, and photographs may be shared at A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Wendell Alton. Mr. Alton’s complete obituary may be found here:

The CFSA officers, board of directors, and staff extend their sincerest condolences to the Alton family.