Sheila Mary Gynane passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 7, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
She will be forever remembered and cherished by her loving children: Damien (Kathy), Marie (Jeremy), Sean (Rupi) and Patrick (Susan)–semicolon– grandchildren: Nicholas, Katie, Michael, Haley, Darby, Daniel, Aidan and Eva–semicolon– as well as many friends who will miss her dearly.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Gerry in 2002.
Sheila was born in Birmingham, England and came to Canada in 1958. She and Gerry loved to travel and had many wonderful adventures from Thailand to Coronado to exotic cruises all over the world. She was a passionate fan of the arts and had season tickets to the Opera, Ballet, Symphony and Citadel Theatre enjoying performances right up until her passing. She loved to read and was always ready to discuss any number of historical, cultural and current events. Above all, Sheila loved her family and enjoyed every opportunity to spend time together and hear about the pursuits of 8 grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 3 p.m. at St. Agnes Parish, 10826 – 62 Avenue, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation in Sheila’s memory would be greatly appreciated.
“I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one–semicolon– to leave an after-glow of smiles when life is done”.