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Gilbert Smith

April 13, 1925 - November 7, 2013

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Born April 13, 1925 in Lunenburg N.S.
He passed away peacefully November 7, 2013

Gilbert will be sadly missed by wife Marion.
Daughters Lynne Smith and Judy (Glenn) Gadicke and
grandsons Jason & Tyler. Also mourning the loss will be
many family and friends in Nova Scotia.

Gilbert spent many years on the east coast in both
Lunenburg & Halifax.  Marrying in 1957, he and Marion
moved to B.C. in 1958. They lived in Victoria for 12 years
before settling in Abbotsford in 1971. 

Gilbert enjoyed travelling having worked on the east coast sailing
from Halifax to Jamaica in his younger years. Travelling back and
forth across Canada numerous times to visit family and friends.  They
also had adventures to Europe and Asia in their retirement years.

The family is grateful for the care received at ARH Cheam 3 and at the
Christine Morrison Hospice in Mission.

A private family service will be held in the coming week with final
interment at Musslewhite Cemetery.

 

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From: Nancy Haughn
Relation: family friend

Dear Marion:
It was sad to hear of Gilbert’s passing. I remember fondly, when I was a child of the both of you at Gibbie and Jean’s cottage on 1st. Peninsula. I have a number of pictures of those times. I was so excited when he asked to marry you and we waited for you to come down the road to the cottage and I could start the wind-up record player and play the wedding song for you. Take care. All the best.
Nancy

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