September 10, 1937 – December 17, 2011
Patricia Gilbert of Calgary passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2011, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Patricia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was generous and compassionate with a loving nature and beautiful smile. She was loved by all who knew her and will be sorely missed.
Patricia is survived by her daughters, Joanne and Ellen (Norm); sons, Thomas and Barry; grandchildren, Corey and Rebecca Allard, Emily Gilbert and Brody Gilbert; sister Marilyn Thacker (Herb); and her brother Randy O’Hara (Joni) along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Gordon James Gilbert; her parents Val and Louella O’Hara; and her brothers, Barry O’Hara (Sandy) and Dennis O’Hara (Carol).
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34th Street S.W.) on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Services to follow in St. Joseph’s Section at Queen’s Park Cemetery Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Home Care Nurses, all the staff at the Salvation Army Agape Hospice, the residents of Friendship Manor, and all those who prayed for Patricia during her long illness. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.
In living memory of Patricia Gilbert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences