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Gail Elizabeth Whalen

WHALEN, Gail Elizabeth - Of Walford passed away in her home on Friday October 19, 2018 at the age of 79. Dear daughter of the late Albert & Louie (nee Heathcote) Schroeder. Beloved wife of 60 years Raymond. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Francis (Frank) Whalen (late wife Joanne) (2013) of Walford, Deborah Rivard (husband Maurice) of Sturgeon Falls, and Pat Whalen (wife Anne) of Walford. Proud grandmother of Joseph, Michael, Andre-Anne, Cameron, Kristopher, Thomas and James. Delighted great grandmother of Maurice (Moe). Dear sister of Gabrielle Boyer of Thessalon and Garnet Schroeder (wife Wendy) of Naughton. Gail was a dedicated volunteer of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the C.W.L. and the Walford Community Centre. Gail was a woman of faith with a strong commitment to family, church and community. She will be fondly remembered by her many godchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. A Funeral Mass celebrating Gailís life was on Tuesday October 23, 2018 in St. Francis of Assisi, Walford at 10 AM. Interment in the Walford R.C. Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Walford Community Hall or St. Francis of Assisi Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Arrangements by BOURCIER FUNERAL HOME, Espanola .13308766
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Posted by Raymond&Marilyn Bowes (Friend) On Thursday, November 1, 2018
Raymond,It is with great sadness that we learned of Gail’s passing.I first met Gail in 1953 when my parents moved to Massey,and regarded her as a true friend over the years.I know she will be greatly missed by your family,and the entire community.Please accept our sincere condolences.

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