PHILLIPSTON - Theopie "Teddie" (Mohtares) Wahl, 89, formerly of 7 Samuel Drive, died peacefully Thursday, March 16th in Quabbin Valley Healthcare, Athol, with her family at her side.
She was born in Ontario, Canada on October 1, 1927, daughter of the late Theodore and Despina (Saitanidou) Mohtares and graduated from Parkdale Collegiate High School in Toronto, Canada. She later graduated from University of Toronto with a degree in physical therapy and Moody Bible Institute in Chacago, IL. Teddie lived in Gardner from 1956 to 1990, when she and her husband moved to Phillipston.
Teddie worked at Heywood Hospital in Gardner for 21 years as head of physical therapy until her retirement. She was a member of Bethany Bible Chapel in Winchendon and had been a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Gardner. Her hobbies were playing the piano, knitting and skiing in her younger days.
Her husband of 63 years, Rev. Phil D. Wahl, died in 2015. She leaves five children, Walter Eric “Rick” Wahl and his wife Linda of Gilbert, AZ, Cynthia Ahearn and her husband Shawn of Gardner, Mark Wahl of Colchester, VT, Robert Wahl and his wife Michelle of Dearborn Heights, MI and Bruce Wahl and his wife Barbara of Gardner; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 AM to 11 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Private burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.