Gwen MacMurray

Died: Mon., Dec. 14, 2015


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Valerie Gwendoline MacMurray  
"Gwen"
A resident of Dowling.
Died peacefully at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Monday, December 14th, 2015 at the age of 84.
Born to Alma (Pearce) and Ellsworth Kidd, at home in Sullivan Twp., Grey County on February 26th, 1931.
Predeceased by her beloved husband
Ray "Orland" MacMurray, in 2007.
Loved mother of
Jean of Dowling,
Ray of Little Current,
Barbara & husband Gordon Sharp of Hanmer,
Barry & wife Gwen of Onaping.
Outstanding gramma of
Gary (wife Mandi), Richard, Cheryl,
Shawn (wife Michelle), Samantha,
Jayme-lee,
Caitlin, Shelby and Taylor.
Proud great gramma of Ashley, Evan, Avery and Levi.
Dear sister of George Kidd (wife Marian)
(both predeceased).
Sister in law of
William "Bill" MacMurray (wives Kate & Jessie)
(all predeceased),
Louise Bates (husband Gordon) (both predeceased),
Lawrence MacMurray (1st wife Rose) (both predeceased) (2nd wife Eleanor),
Floyd MacMurray (wife Catherine predeceased),
Bernice Duggan (husband Norman predeceased),
Glen MacMurray (wife Carolyn),
Rosemarie Kay (husband Mel predeceased),
Sarah Smith (husband Harold),
Percy MacMurray (wife Nancy),
Kenneth MacMurray (wife Reola) (both predeceased),
Scott MacMurray (wife Mona).
Gwen was an aunt, great aunt, and great great aunt to many.

The world lost a wonderful soul yesterday. She fought a long and hard battle, the world will not be the same without her kind, generous, and loving soul.
You will be missed Gwen.

Family and friends will gather at Island Funeral Home
Visitation on Friday, 2-4 & 7-9 pm
Funeral Service  11:00 am Saturday, December 19th, 2015.
Burial at Hilly Grove Cemetery.
Donations to Daffodil Terrace would be greatly appreciated. (Island Funeral Home will only accept cheques for all charitable donations).
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Jan McMurray
   Posted Tue December 15, 2015
My deepest sympathies go out to the entire family, Aunt Gwen will be missed very much by many. I have so many wonderful memories of Aunt Gwen and Uncle Orland for as far back as I can remember, so many good times at 128 Westhill Rd. as a young child to living on their couch for months when I first moved to Elliott Lake. Their home was not very big in size but it was always filled to overflowing with love, laughter and practical jokes. There was always room at their table for one more to share whatever they had. I shared many different meals with them, from Uncle Orlands' "gun soup" to fish cheeks to cow tongue (yuck LOL) Rest in peace Auntie. Until we meet again!

Debbie Kankowski
   Posted Tue December 15, 2015
Such a strong lady, so courageous and gentle. Always a smile hovering on her lips and with a twinkle in her eye she enjoyed life and those around her. Love of family was always evident in her words and actions. Truly a sad day to lose someone so special but the memories are ours to keep forever and she will live on each of us that she touched in her lifetime. RIP Aunt Gwen.

Tom & Joanne McMurray
   Posted Wed December 16, 2015
Please accept our heart felt sympathy at this time of loss and sorrow. May God comfort your hearts as you remember your mother's beautiful life and all she meant to you. Now she is enjoying her eternal home in heaven.
With deepest condolences, Tom and Joanne

Sherry and Ab Parkinson
   Posted Sat December 19, 2015
Sorry for your loss , Gwen will be missed by many. she also took lime to go see Mom when she was on the Island..Ill never forget all her kindness she and her family did for us while living in Elliot Lake.

Candice McMurray Gordon
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
Such a strong, caring woman who has fought a hard battle is finally now at peace. Rest in Paradise Gwen.. You will be sadly missed

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