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Gabrielle Dirk

July 23, 1933 - July 30, 2012

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On July 30, 2012, Mrs. Gabrielle Dirk of St. Paul passed away at the age of 79 years. She is survived by her loving husband, Albert; 2 sons & 2 daughters, Debbie Dirk of St. Albert, Darryl (Kim) Dirk of Victoria, B.C., Diane (Terry) Hruschak of Edmonton & Douglas Dirk of Calgary; 3 grandchildren, Justin, Geoffrey & Zachary; sister, Sylvia Gascon of St. Paul; niece, Andrea Newton of Edmonton. She was predeceased by her parents, Ephrem & Andrée Gascon; 2 brothers, Louis & Marcel. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be the celebrant, with interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Paul. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30”s Cancer Support Society or a charity of one’s choice c/o Box 1780, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.
GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Box 1780, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0 780-645-2677

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Yvette Mandin Kelly
Relation: community

It is with sadness that I learned of your sisters’ passing Sylvia. Always difficult to lose a sibling at any age. Thinking of you in your time of sorrow.

From: LOUISE LAJOIE
Relation: LONG TIME FRIEND

DEAR AL AND FAMILY, IT IS WITH HEARTFELT SADNESS UPON HEARING OF GABBY’S DEATH, I WAS NOT AWARE SHE WAS FIGHTING THIS BATTLE, BUT TAKE COMFORT IN KNOWING HER SUFFERING IS OVER, YET HER LIFE WAS CUT TO SHORT.
I CAN ONLY PICTURE IN MY MIND, GABBY, LOUIS AND HARVEY PLAYING POKER IN HEAVEN WITH EPHREM AND ANDREE, HAVING A GRAND OLE TIME, MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME…… LOUISE LAJOIE

From: LOUISE LAJOIE
Relation: OLD FRIEND

DEAR SYLVIA, ANDREA & HUBBY, SO VERY SORRY OF THE LOSS OF A DEAR SISTER AND AUNT, SHE WAS ALWAYS SUCH A HAPPY FRIENDLY PERSON WHO TOUCH MANY LIVES, YOU WILL BE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS…..LOUISE

From: Wes and Theresa Dirk
Relation: Sister-in-law

Al, Darrel, Debbie, Diane, Doug and families. Our heartfelt condolences to you all at the loss of Gabby. We will always remember her for her friendliness and good humor. Gabby was a warm and caring lady, and both Wes and I will remember her with affection. Because we are unable to attend her funeral, we are having a mass said in her honor. Again our condolences to you all.
Theresa and Wes (Auntie Theresa and Uncle Wes)

From: sharon and noella
Relation: friend

Our condolence of your sister passing away Sylvia. May the love of friends and family carry through your sorrow.

From: Joanne Witham
Relation: Good friend's mom and card partner

Thank you Gabby, for being such a wonderful lady to all your daughter’s friends, for the smiles and the laughter as you taught us Ace-King Rummy. I will always think of you when Terry, Diane, Greg and I play.

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

From: Fern and Kathy Dubrule
Relation: friends

Our depest sympathy on the passing of your dear wife and mother. May she rest in peace!

From: Susan Kaprowski
Relation: friend

I am so sorry to read in the paper that my friend Gaby has died. I have been waiting for her to call and say her radiation treatments were over. I feel so bad that I hadn’t spoken to her recently. My deepest sympathy to the entire family.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 3, 2012
Beginning at 10:30am

Location:
St. Paul''s Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada


St. Paul, AB Canada

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