LUCILLE THERESE GOURLAY (nee LATOUR)
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February 8, 1930 – May 19, 2020
It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Lucille Therese Gourlay (nee LATOUR), on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in her 90th year when she was called home to God and to be reunited with her husband. Lucille passed away at Riverview Health Centre with her family by her side.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Gourlay; her parents, Joseph and Kathleen Latour; and her brother, Eugene Latour. She is survived by her two children, Marshall Gourlay (Melanie), and Katherine Harrison (David Verinder), former husband Tobin Harrison, four grandchildren Lachlan and Leia Gourlay, and Sarah (Ross) and Brian Harrison. She is also survived by her sister, Lorraine Smith of Selkirk, and many nieces and nephews. Lucille was born on February 8, 1930 in Deloraine, Manitoba. She married Richard Gourlay on February 27th, 1965. She was forever devoted to her family. She loved curling, her 1957 Chevy Bel Air, and classical music, and in particular Chopin and Strauss, especially when performed by her favourite pianist, Liberace. No one loves you the way your Mom does. No one hugs as long, smiles as warmly, cares as completely, listens as widely or believes as deeply as she does. A life well lived Mom. We love you and we miss you.
Viewing will be held at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church at 510 River Ave., Winnipeg, MB on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to be followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. conducted by Father Sam Argenziano. Cremation to follow. Internment of the cremated remains will take place on Thursday May 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm where she will be laid to rest along side her husband of 23 years, Richard Gourlay in the military section of the Brookside Cemetery after 32 years apart.
The family would like to thank all the doctors, the nurses and the staff on the Palliative Care ward
(Unit 3 East) of the Riverview Health Centre for the incredible professionalism, courtesy, care and compassion given to Lucille and family. - Till We Meet Again.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lucille's name can be made to the Riverview Health Centre Foundation Palliative Care Unit, One Morley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3L 2P4.