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Born: Aug 08, 1923

Date of Passing: Nov 26, 2013

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BERTHA LOVE On November 26, 2013 Mrs. Bertha Love of Swan River, MB, formerly of Lynn Lake, MB, passed away at the age of 90 years. Bertha Margaret Gilroy was born on August 8, 1923 to Violet Annie and William Lewis Gilroy in Minitonas, MB. She married Peter Love of Porcupine Plains in 1942 in Sherridan, MB. They moved to Lynn Lake, MB in 1952. Bertha moved back to Swan River in 1998 from Williams Lake, BC where she had spent 13 years. Bertha is survived by her children Mel Love of Winnipeg, MB, Vern Love of Bowsman, MB and Sharon Weir of Lashburn, SK; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother Gordon Gilroy of Sudbury, ON as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Peter James Love; father William Lewis Gilroy; mother Violet Annie Gilroy; brothers Seymour Gilroy and Lewis Gilroy, and stepbrothers Albert Parker, Ernie Parker, Fred Parker and Maurice Parker. A graveside service will be held at the Minitonas Cemetery on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Kathy Highmoor officiating. Active Pallbearers were Barry Helchert, Mel Love, Jeff Love, Reid Love, Tyler Love and Vern Love. If friends so desire, donations in Bertha's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family would like to thank the staff at the Swan Valley Hospital and Dr. Theo Marx who took such good care of her. Arrangements were entrusted to Swan Valley Funeral Services Ltd. 363 Kelsey Trail, Swan River, MB, (204)734-5775

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 30, 2013

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • It was such a surprise to hear from my parents that Aunt Bertha passed away. I looked forward to reading her letters to my family every Christmas. I remember the fun times we had at the Airport and the times she came to visit my Nana after grandad passed, those memories will always stay with me. My parents, brother and I give our condolences to the family. - Posted by: Sandy Parker (Great Niece) on: Dec 21, 2013

  • Sorry for your loss. Aunt Bertha was very special to my mom and dad and myself. We always enjoyed aunt Bertha's visits at mom and dad's apartment. - Posted by: Harry,Bev and family (Nephew) on: Dec 20, 2013

  • So sorry for Aunty Bertha's passing. Hugs to all the family. - Posted by: Sharel Miller (cousin) on: Dec 15, 2013

  • Dear Mel and Julie and family, Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother. A very interesting woman, thank you for sharing her story. From my apprenticeship in Swan River, and visiting relatives north from there, many of the places are familiar. - Posted by: Isabel Acheson (nee Fraser0 (friend of Mel and Julie) on: Dec 01, 2013

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