Gilbert Dorais

Gilbert George Dorais

November 25th, 1926 - October 15th, 2019
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Passed away, peacefully, after a courageous struggle with illness, on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019, at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, Gilbert George Dorais (formerly of Don Mills), resident of Harvest Retirement Centre, Tillsonburg (6 years), in his 93rd year. Private in the Royal Canadian Armed Forces Infantry in World War II. Predeceased by his wife of 52 years Ruth Ethel (Wilson) Dorais (September 19, 2013). Gilbert and Ruth formerly resided at Sinclair Dr., Hickory Hills, Tillsonburg for 20 years. Survived by a daughter Carmen and grandsons: Jason and Justin Clayton. Gilbert will be missed by his good friend Debbie Morgan and family.

In keeping with Gilbert’s wishes cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES – BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519) 842-4238. Inurnment in Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gilbert can be made to the “Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital Foundation” through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes, Tillsonburg.

Special thanks to the nurses and doctors on the 2nd floor Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital for their excellent palliative care services and caring.
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    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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