1933 - 2019
The family of Gwen East sadly announces her passing in Estevan, Sask. on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the age of 86 years.
Precious memories of Gwen will be forever cherished by her son Darryl (Leah) East of Calgary and family: Tara (Colin) Baker of Calgary and Robyn (A.J.) Tocco of Calgary; daughter Debbie (Stan) Sibley of Alameda and family: Vincent Parker of Oxbow and Sandi (Mike) Wheelan; daughter Patti (Murray) Ksenych of Estevan and family: Clayton Ksenych (Desmond Keyser) of Istanbul, Stephanie (Nick) Bourassa of Estevan and Jackie Ksenych of Estevan; daughter Carla (Peter) Ash of Regina; great grandchildren: Tamara Parker, Haven, Summer and Talon Bourassa, Alyssa Fraser, Tyler and Grayson Parker, Jaymie and Klhoe Wheelan, Juniper and Piper Baker; sisters: Lois Ruth of Abbotsford, Effee Dyer of Carlyle and Nina Macknak of Regina; sisters-in-law, Delores Maierhoffer of Regina, Minnie East of Winnipeg and Anne East of Moose Jaw, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Gwen was predeceased by her husband Tom; grandchildren: Tracey and Jeremy Parker; parents: Alex and Janet Povey; brothers: Fred (Dorothy) Povey and Don (Lorraine) Povey; sister Pansey (Matt) Erick and in-laws: William (Kathy) East, Lorraine (Stan) McCauley, Gordon East, James (Vivian) East, Jack East and Karl Maierhoffer.
The Prayer Service was held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan. The Funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Estevan by Rev. Nestor Gregoire, OMI. A time of fellowship and refreshments took place immediately following the Funeral Mass. The interment took place at Souris Valley Memorial Gardens with family present.
If friends so desire, donations in Gwen’s memory may be made to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 1176 Nicholson Road, Estevan, Sask., S4A 0H3.
Dustin Hall with Hall Funeral Services, Estevan assisted Gwen's family.