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Sands, Gertrude E.

SANDS, Gertrude Elizabeth “Gertie” (nee Skerritt) -
Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in her 93rd year.
Beloved wife and best friend of 65 years to the late Bob Sands (2013). Loved mother of David (Kathy) Sands of Guelph, Alice (Conrad) Tiralongo of Niagara Falls, and Paula (Gordon) Shewfelt of Hillsdale. Loving grandmother of ten, great grandmother of sixteen and great great grandmother of one, all of whom meant the world to her.
Predeceased by grandson Jamie Sands and siblings Margaret Anderson, Stan Skerritt, Rolfe Skerritt, Freda Ridsdale, Alvin Skerritt and Donna Hindley. Dear sister-in-law of Alice Muysson, and Helen McCallum. Predeceased by sister-in-law Grace MacDonald.
Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 12:30-1:30 pm. Funeral service will follow at 1:30 pm. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre. Memorial contributions to the St. Joseph's Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

A tree will be planted in memory of Gertrude E. Sands in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm.



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