Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Center on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at the age of 62 years. Beloved wife, “better half” of Jim Hoffmann. Loving and supportive mother of Conor (Carissa Skaleki) and Erin. Daughter of Doris and the late Arthur Parkinson. Dear sister and best friend of Lorna Parkinson. Special sister-in-law of Rudy Hoffmann (Terry Ann). Gwynne will be remembered by her many cousins, friends and former patients.


The family would like to thank Dr. Park, Dr. Spadafora, Dr. Taylor, Louise Needham, the nurses at the Lady Dunn Health Center and the Sault Area Hospital Oncology Unit for their wonderful care given to Gwynne.



A Celebration of her life will take place at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (Chris Simon Drive, Wawa) on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 4 p.m. Memorial donations made to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Oncology Department would be greatly appreciated.


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


  1. Judy Lessard (Orr)

    Deepest condolences to Jim, Connor and Erin and family. Keep your happy memories. Rest in peace Gwynne.

  2. Linda & John Guindon

    Jim, we are devastated to hear about Gweynn. She was always cheerful and fun to be around. She will be missed by all those people who had the honour of knowing her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Wende Cameron Harley Botham

    Our sincere condolences to Gwynne’s family. Thinking of you and sending our prayers.

  4. Pete and Kris Stinnissen

    Jim, Conor and Erin we are so sorry to hear of your profound loss. Gwynne was beautiful inside and out and she will be missed.

  5. Dear Jim

    Our heart goes out to you and Gwynne’s family at this sad time. Gwynne was a wonderful lady and we will miss her.
    Sue and Erle

  6. Thinging of you in your sorrow

  7. Erin Oshaughnessy

    I’ll love you forever I’ll love you for always as long as I’m living my mama you’ll be :'( .. Thank you everyone for your kind words. My mom was an amazing women, my best friend, my rock, my world, she is greatly missed and forever has a place in a lot of our hearts xo

  8. Suzette McKnight

    Dear Jim and family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Gwynne had an easy smile and I always enjoyed saying hello. Take care. Suzette

  9. Rick and Darleen Dickson

    We want to send our deepest condolences to you Jim, Conor,Erin and families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest In Peace Gwen.

  10. I send my heartfelt condolences to Jim, Connor, and Erin. May your memories of such a beautiful Lady bring you comfort and joy forever.

  11. Gwynne was a lovely lady and upon entering a room her beautiful smile was infectious. This is how I will remember her. Condolences to her family and friends.