Corlis Henry Gilbert passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at Eden Intermediate Care Facilities at age 79 years. He was born in Canaan, Nova Scotia on May 27, 1924.
Hank is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gilda; and by their children; Teresa (Charlie) Curiston, Patricia (Rick) O’Brien, Richard (Judi) and Michael (Sara); 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren, brothers, Cedric, Clyde, Chelsey and Curtis.
He was predeceased by his parents, Kathleen and Maurice Gilbert and his brothers Cyril, Craig, Calvin and Courtney. His infant grandchildren, Melissa and Shawn, also predeceased Corlis.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, November 3, 2003 at 1:00 pm from the Chilliwack Community Church (Salvation Army), 46420 Brooks Ave. Chilliwack, B.C. with Major John Moore officiating.
Corlis was a veteran of the Second World War and had resided in Chilliwack for the past 30 years.
Very special thanks to the staff at Eden Care Home for the wonderful care Corlis received while in residence. Memorial donations may be made to the Legion Fund or the Salvation Army.