December 1, 1935 – May 25, 2013
Sadly, on Saturday May 25, 2013, Gloria passed away peacefully. Loving wife of 53 years to Rod; dear
mother to sons, Greg (Vanessa) of New Westminster and Ross (Rina) of Australia; sister to Joan Michael; and proud grandmother of 6 wonderful grandchildren.
Gloria also leaves to mourn her passing many extended family and friends.
She enjoyed life and was always lending a helping hand and sharing her smile with others. Those who knew Gloria will remember her for her vibrant personality.
The family extends their gratitude to the care providers at Origin at Longwood and Astoria for the special care they were able to provide.
A Funeral Mass will be held at the Catholic Church of the Ascension, 887 Wembley Road in Parksville, BC on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11:00 am. There will be a reception to follow. An informal Memorial Service will also be held in North Vancouver at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Gloria’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of BC, # 200 – 1585 Bowen Rd., Nanaimo BC V9S 1G4.
To send a condolence to the family please visit www.yatesfuneral.ca
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.