GATZ, Freda Ann

The family regrets to announce the passing of Freda on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Beloved wife of the late Frederick “Fred” Gatz. Adored mother of Jennifer, Jeremy and his wife Pyerr, and Jonathan and his late partner Janet Ramsay. Freda will be sadly missed by the family pet Tigger. She was predeceased by her mother and father and her two sisters, Barbara and her late husband Ron and Beryl and her late husband William “Bill”.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the doctors and staff at the Lady Dunn Health Centre for their care and compassion during Freda’s stay.

The family of Freda would love for you to honour their mother by picking up and reading a book, which was her favourite past time.

At Freda’s request cremation has taken place at River’s Edge Cremation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Lady Dunn Health Center Foundation or to First United Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home, Wawa.

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  1. My sincerest sympathies for you and your family in your time of sorrow. May the love and the beauty of their life be the sunshine in your darkness. May you find comfort and warmth from those closest to you. You are in my constant thoughts during these difficult days.

  2. Sorry for your loss
    May the happy memories you shared be a comfort to you
    Fond memories of a great teacher/librarian who instilled a love of books in me & even as a child at Sir James Dunn I knew she was a special person

    Judy Scott & Jack Aitkenhead 💜

  3. Jennifer, Johanathon and Jeremy, my sincere condolences in the passing of your Mother. She leaves a memory which brings a smile to me. Lance’s mother talks about when your mom came to Canada and the school had shower for her, either a bridal shower or welcoming shower. You were blessed to have such a good kind woman in your life. To know grief is to have known love, let your happy memories carry you through these most difficult times. Patricia.

  4. My sincere condolences to Jennifer, Johnathon, Jeremy and his wife.
    We have lost anothet long time resident of our community.
    Your mom was a special lady.
    She will be miised by many.