It is with profound sadness that the family of Gilles Gamache announces his unexpected passing on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the age of 74 years.
Gilles is loving survived by his wife of 49 years: Sylvia Gamache of Bonnyville; two daughters: Léona (Guy) Bonneau of Bonnyville, Laurianne (Dan) Pearl of Sherwood Park; three grandchildren: Catherine Bonneau, Ben Bonneau & Scott Pearl; two sisters: Annette Chase of Sherwood Park, Georgette Bourbeau of Dawson Creek.
Gilles was predeceased by his grandson: Craig Pearl; parents: Alfred & Georgianna Gamache; five brothers: Henri, Philippe, Léo, Joseph (infant), Paul-Émile Gamache; two sisters: Rollande Laplante, Adrienne Lapointe.
Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:30 a.m., St Louis Roman Catholic Church, Bonnyville, AB with Father Rene Realuyo as celebrant. Pallbearers: Albert Laplante, Ernest Gamache, Michel Malo, Léo Bourbeau, George Lapointe, Daniel Zahara, Cory Zahara, Bernie Pardell. Final Resting Place, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fort Kent, AB.
As we attended and supported yearly the historical event Haying in the 30's, In honor of Gilles memorial tributes in his memory may be sent to Haying in the 30's, PO Box 35, Mallaig, AB T0A 2K0.