Gail Patricia Workman (Aug 13,1944-April 14, 2017)
Gail lived with Alzheimer's for many years, but had the good fortune to still remember most people, and to converse. Her death followed a brief illness, and she passed away in her own bed, with family present.
Gail was predeceased by her parents Anne and Craig Workman, brother Doug Workman, sister Sharon West, and nephew Jeff Workman.
She is survived her by brother Dick and sister-in-law Helga Workman, sister Lorraine Brown, sister-in-law Mary Workman (Bob), brother-in-law Daryl West (Laurella Hay),
nieces and nephews Stan Cole (Veronica), Dan Workman (Diane), Richard Cole, Carole Cole, Leanne Boyle (Gord), Ken Workman, Carol Croin (Ritch) ,Tim Workman (Tracy), Randy Workman (Charlene), Jennifer West-Irving, Sheridan West (Bob), and 20 great and great-great nieces and nephews.
A special shout out to great nieces and nephew Carl and Domini Cole, Lana Cummings, Ann Daley-Latrielle, and to friends Linda Kelly and Joan Osborn, for their pictures, cards and visits over the years. It meant a lot to her.
Our family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the staff at New Vista for the genuine warmth and affection they showed Auntie Gail. She came to love New Vista, and thought of it as her home. The staff at Cypress Grove made it possible for her to live her final years with dignity, and with a feeling of belonging, and for that we are very grateful.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the New Vista Society bed replacement program would be greatly appreciated.
A memorial service and reception will be held at (Osborn's) Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel Saturday, May13th 11:30am. A graveside service will be held at a later date.
Auntie Gail, you were a truly lovely person, and the very best aunt. We will miss you so much!