Obituary for Helen Vlaad (Gamble)
In Loving Memory of
Mrs. Helen Vlaad (nee Gamble)
1929 - 2017
It is with great sadness that the family announces her death on Monday September 25, 2017 at the age of 88 years. Cherished Wife and Best Friend of 64 years of the Late Orest (2012) and Beloved Mother of Donna (Larry) Porter, Linda (Ramie) Morin, and Valerie Morin (Dave Wilson). Her memory will be forever held in the hearts of her Grandchildren; Kiera (Adam) Gagnon, Trevor (Diane) Morin, Travis (Manon) Morin, Kristopher (Tara) Morin, and Kayla (Jeramy Ens) Morin as well as her Great Grandchildren; Meadow & Summer Gagnon, Parker, Ethan, Haley, & Sydney Morin, and Ben & Weston McKnight. Helen is also survived by her sisters-in-law; June Gamble, Noella Gamble, and Jeanne Gamble as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Orest Vlaad, her grandson Kraig Porter, her son-in-law Randy Morin and her parents James and Lulu Gamble. She was also predeceased by her siblings Ethel (Earl) Loucks, William (Jean), Lillian, Gordon, Dorothy, Doris (Edsel) Pigeau, Ivan, Roy, Mervin, Lawrence (Theresa) and Shirley (Vernon) Sopchyshyn, as well as her sisters in law Laura (Gaston) Gauthier, Doreen ( Jack) Howard-Laframboise and brother in law Bill (Peggy) Vlaad.
Friends and family may call at Abitibi Funeral Services on Thursday September 28, 2017 from 11:00 – 12:00 P.M. followed by a Celebration of her Life at 12:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Anson General Hospital Auxiliary and would be appreciated by the family.
To share your memories, make a donation or light a memorial candle; please visit www.abitibifuneralservicesltd.com
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Abitibi Funeral Services Ltd.