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GILBERT GELINAS On January 29, 2014, surrounded by the love of his family, Gil was called to his eternal heavenly home. His legacy will carry on through his cherished wife Bea, and his three children, Sharon (Ken), Rick (Jacquelyn) and Cheryl (Darwin). His grandchildren were his pride and joy. He will be missed by Jeffrey (Ashley), Christopher, Samantha, Nicole, Breanna and Makayla. He also leaves to mourn his sisters, Gertrude (Geoff), Yvonne (Gordon-passed), Phillip (Ruth) and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Florida and Arthur, three sisters, Aurea, Aline, Angeline, three brothers, Gerard, Roland, Edouard and two infant brothers. Gil lived a long and full life with Bea and their children. Their homes and hearts were always open to all. Gil worked tirelessly each day to provide for his family. With never a complaint, he faced life's challenges head on. Weekends were a time to relax and enjoy with Sundays reserved as a day of faith and family. A mass will be held at St. Michael's Church in Cooks Creek on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 11:00. A private interment will be held at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society, Kin Place or a charity of your choice. The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to the staff of Kin Place for their care and compassion that surpassed their professional responsibilities. They embraced Gil and treated him with respect, dignity kindness and love. Grief is the last act of love we have to give, to those we have loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love! www.seasonsfunerals.ca
Publish Date: Feb 15, 2014
GILBERT GELINAS After a lengthy illness and courageous battle with Alzheimer's, Gil was called to live with the Lord on January 29, 2014. Family and friends will forever hold him dear in their hearts, thoughts, memories and prayers. As per his request, cremation has occurred. A mass to celebrate his life will be held at St. Michael's Church in Cooks Creek on Tuesday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. A full obituary will follow next Saturday. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Kin Place Personal Care Home or a charity of your choice. www.seasonsfunerals.ca
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2014
GILBERT GELINAS It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Gil at Kin Place Personal Care Home on January 29, 2014 at the age of 85 years. He will be sadly missed, especially by his beloved wife Bea, his children Sharon Sitarz, Rick, Cheryl MacFarlane and their families. Funeral arrangements pending and a complete obituary will follow. www.seasonsfunerals.ca
Publish Date: Feb 1, 2014
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2014
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 15, 2014
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