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GISELE (DOLLY) FINDLAY (LAVALLEE)

Born: Aug 18, 1950

Date of Passing: Jan 08, 2018

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GISELE (DOLLY) FINDLAY (nee LAVALLEE) Gisele (Dolly) Marie Findlay passed away at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg on January 8, 2018, at the age of 67. Dolly is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Bill, son Shannon (Nancy), sister Paulette Wiebe (Wally), brothers Ron (Venetia), Robert and Arnold (Lucienne), her dearest grandson Ethan, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own. She is preceded in death by brother Gerard (Chubby), stepsister Antoinette (Toni) Hari, and stepbrothers Raymond and Cyril Lavallee. Dolly was born on August 18, 1950, at St. Boniface Hospital, to Patrick and Delphine Lavallee (nee Guiboche). Her childhood was spent in St. Laurent, MB and she moved to Winnipeg in her late teenage years. Dolly worked hard for everything she earned, completing her GED and Health Care Aide training. She worked for the Manitoba government for nearly 30 years as a health care aide. After many years of love and laughs together, she married Bill in 1983. They enjoyed years of camping, card nights, road trips, golfing, movie nights, family dinners, love and laughter. Dolly had a great sense of humour and kept everyone in stitches, often at her own expense. She also enjoyed crocheting items for her family and friends as well as going to bingo and playing her computer games. A special thank you goes out to all Grace Hospital ICU attending doctors and staff in her time of need. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, January 13, at 10:00 a.m. at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave., with a reception to follow. A small interment ceremony is planned for this summer. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Dolly's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Grace Hospital Foundation.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 12, 2018

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Sorry for your loss to all the family love always Bill & Ellen Atamanchuk of Sifton Manitoba also love cousin Irene Harvey of Sifton Manitoba - Posted by: Ellen Atamanchuk (Cousin) on: Jan 14, 2018

  • Condolences to all her family and friends from my mother, Suzanne and the Bruce families in St Laurent. - Posted by: Marlene Bruce (Cousin) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • RIP my dear friend always remember your smile ,laughter and the fun days at school !! Sincere sympathy to your husband, son and all family members ! 🌹🙏🌹🙏 Jeannine Boyer - Posted by: Jeannine Boyer (Friend) on: Jan 12, 2018

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