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Born: Aug 26, 1943

Date of Passing: Mar 27, 2023

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August 26, 1943 - March 27, 2023

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our loving husband, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Gabriel Toupin, age 79, on March 27, 2023, at Health Sciences Centre, with his loving and devoted wife Thérèse, his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marie-Rose and Nicholas Delamater at his side.
Gabriel is survived by his siblings, Donald (Fernande), Alice (Charles), Agnes (Ervé), the Paquette family and many nieces and nephews.
Left to cherish his memory is his soulmate of 57 years, Thérèse (née Paquette), in-laws, Adrienne and Roy Bonin, Marie-Rose and Nicholas Delamater.
Gabriel was a loving husband to Thérèse, a devout Catholic and a charismatic individual. He was constantly making friends and always concerned about everyone's well-being, and wanting to lend a helping hand.
He had a large following in his neighbourhood and he will be sadly missed.
Cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gabriel's memory to Centre Flavie or to a charity of one's choice.

Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at

Salon funéraire Desjardins Funeral Home


As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 01, 2023

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • I was very saddened to hear of Uncle Gabby’s sudden passing. He was a very pivotal role model to me during my early formative years, helping to re-enforce critical life principles and values that would prove to become invaluable in my later years He was also the sharpest dresser in the room I will miss him terribly My deepest condolences to Aunt Terry Denis LaPointe - Posted by: Denis LaPointe (Nephew ) on: Apr 20, 2023

  • We were saddened to hear of Gabe's death. We appreciated him as a friend and co-worker for many years. He was conscientious, committed and consistent. We could always count on him. It was a pleasure to work with him at Dominion Malting. We send our condolences to Terry and family. Bob and Muriel Kenyon - Posted by: Bob & Muriel Kenyon (Friend, co-worker) on: Apr 03, 2023

  • Thérèse, nous sommes tellement désolés d'apprendre que Gabriel est décédé. C'est difficile à croire qu'un homme tellement vibrant, toujours jovial, si aimé, n'est plus parmi nous. Nos prières sont avec toi et la famille. Nos sincères sympathies, Eveline et Paulette Rocan - Posted by: Paulette Rocan (friend) on: Apr 02, 2023

  • We were very shocked to hear of Gab’s passing. Our deepest sympathy go out to you Terry and families. Ken & Corinne - Posted by: Ken & Corinne Atkinson (Friends and fellow worker) on: Apr 01, 2023

  • I was very sad to hear of Uncle Gaby’s passing. There are so many great memories of him growing up at the many family gatherings. There were many a card game and much laughter. My sincere condolences to Aunty Terry and to all who loved this great man. - Posted by: Lucie Engen (Neice) on: Apr 01, 2023

  • Therese, it is with great sadness hearing of Gaby's passing. We have known you and Gaby for the last 60 years plus. My husband Claude, who worked for CN, has good memories from when he worked with Gaby, when he was at Dominion Malting. We also wish our sincere condolences to the Paquette and Toupin family. Our memories go way back. Lifetime friends Claude and Irene Martin - Posted by: Claude and Irene Martin (Longtime friends) on: Apr 01, 2023

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