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Olford GertrudeOLFORD, Gertrude Carrolyn - (November 15th, 1950 - August 28th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness. 

Predeceased by her parents Bertram and Julia Olford; sisters Barbara Nichol (William), Marion Christensen (Tom) and Thelma Olford; brothers Norman and Robert. 

Survived by sister Catherine Hopper (Bob) and brothers Jack (Ghislaine) and Tom Olford (Joanne); god-daughters Tara Poitras (Dany) and Abby Hopper; many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews Tom (Joanne), Jack, Christen (Dave  Samantha  Allison  Travis), Shelly(Glenn  Abby) Tara ( Dany  Julia  Alexander  Gilles),  Jim, Deb (John), Keith (Sarah  Grace Hay den Maeve), Cory (Yvette Liam Noah  Maeve),  Shannon (Jean  Tristan  Logan),  Kim(Dan  Brae den  Jeremy  Madison),  Andrew. 

An organist and teacher, Dr. Olford was privileged to work with wonderful musicians, educators, and clergy in her professional life, counting many of them as friends. 

The family wishes to thank members of the medical profession for their exemplary care over the years.

In her memory, contributions may be made to the Sensenbrenner Hospital CT Scan Fund, 101 Progress Cres., Kapuskasing, ON, P5N 3H5. 

Consider being an organ donor.

Funeral to be held at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church. All local pandemic requirements will be monitored, masks and social distancing will be enforced.

Arrangements by BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5259 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby.

Messages of condolence and shared memories can be left for the family by visiting barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com.

Those we hold most dear,
Never truly leave us,
They live on in the kindness they show,
The comfort they shared and
The love they brought into our lives.
"Isabela Norton"