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Born: May 07, 1919

Date of Passing: Jan 07, 2023

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May 7, 1919 - January 7, 2023

At the age of 103, Henry Gudz passed at Deer Lodge on Saturday, January 7.
He is survived by his son Howard (Marilyn), granddaughters Nadine (Dave and great-granddaughter Mae), Cheryl (Marina), Jackie (Matthew and great-grandson Henry), Kristina (great-grandaughters Keira and Tyra), daughter-in-law Delma.
He was predeceased by his wife of78 years, Lydia, his son Don andgreat-granddaughter Evelyne. also predeceased by his sister Stephanie Borowsky, brothers Bill, Tom and Stan.
Henry served in the Royal Canadian Air force from 1941-1945. He was stationed in Gander Newfoundland as part of the North Atlantic Squadron escorting ships across the Atlantic Ocean to England during the Second World War.
He spent his entire working career at Acklands (originally Ashdowns) until his retirement at age 65.
Henry was a proud "Northender" with many stories of escapades around Selkirk Ave., Redwood, bowling at Mosienko Lanes, his first "job" as a newspaper carrier, and meeting the love of his life Lydia.
In retirement years he was able to travel to many exotic places to escape our winters as well as trips to Australia, Hawaii, Germany and a number of cruises.
Henry was a very honest, gentle, caring man. He was truly "top of the line"! We will really miss him.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 14, 2023

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • On behalf of ourselves and the North Centennial Seniors we would like to offer our condolences on Henry’s passing. We are sorry to hear of your loss. Henry was a real gentleman and he and Lydia were good friends to many of at the club. We certainly miss our casino outings! - Posted by: Elizabeth Bake and Barbara Brown (Friends) on: Jan 15, 2023

  • Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. We haven't been in contact for a very long time and unfortunately only communicate when one of our family passes on. You have been very fortunate to have your parents with you for it seems forever. Uncle Henry rest in peace. - Posted by: Robert and Theresa Gudz (Family) on: Jan 15, 2023

  • Howard and Family: My sincere condolences on the loss of your Dad. He was always friendly and pleasant with a warm smile whenever I drove him and your Mom to their appointments. - Posted by: John Sobczak (Friend, Driver at River Ridge) on: Jan 14, 2023

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