ASSELIN, Gabrielle (nee Langevin)

May 30, 1922 – March 11, 2015

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre surrounded by her family in her 93rd year.  Beloved wife of the late Leopold Asselin who passed away April 11, 2002.  Cherished mother and mother-in-law of; Marcelle Terris (Butch) of Wawa, Jean-Guy Asselin (Judith) of Arnprior, Jacqueline Asselin Sykes (Allan) of Arnprior, Denise Swift (Ted) of Canim Lake, B.C., Paul Asselin (Tammy) of Wawa and Michel Asselin (Barb) of Arnprior.  Beloved grand-maman of; Gary Terris (Mary Lynn) of Sault Ste. Marie, Michelle Terris of New Liskeard, Tom Terris (Melissa) of Wawa, Billy Terris (Christie) of New Liskeard, Leigh Grubb (Wayne) of Kitchener, Lloyd Asselin of Toronto, Julie Sykes of Ottawa, Jarett and Noah Asselin both of Wawa, Casey and Jamie Asselin both of Arnprior.  Special great-grandmaman of; Spencer and Travis of Wawa, Wade and Evan of New Liskeard and Olivia and Ava of Kitchener.  Gabrielle is survived by her sister Jeannine Langevin of Rouyn, Québec and predeceased by her 11 siblings.

Gabrielle was born in Valleyfield, Québec and married Leo in 1942.  In 1951 Leo and Gabrielle moved to Wawa and remained in Wawa until 1980; they then moved to Thessalon where they operated the Suncrest Inn Motel until 1982.  Following Leo’s death in 2002 Gabrielle moved back to Wawa to be near family.  Gaby spent all of her summers in Arnprior and her winters in Wawa until her death in 2015.

At Gaby’s request cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will take place at a later date (summer 2015).

Gabrielle’s family would like to thank the Red Cross Home Care Staff, nursing staff at the Lady Dunn Health Centre and Dr. A. Thomas for their care and compassion.

Memorial donations made to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation or to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429, Wawa or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

“Heaven has another angel and Gabrielle is now reunited with the love of her life, Leo.”

Arrangements entrusted to the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home.

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