GILLSON, Edna Mae 2008-12-19 GILLSON Mrs. Edna Mae Gillson age 91 years, a resident of Thunder Bay , passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Sioux Lookout, Ont. Mae moved with her maternal grand parents to Port Arthur as a young child. She was educated at Current River School, Port Arthur Collegiate Institute and King Business College. Mae worked in the office of Don Clark Timber for many years and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church for over fifty years until her health deteriorated. She lived her faith until the end of her life. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 67 years Gerald Thomas Gillson, children Evelyn, Thomas (Wanda) and Gerry (Sylvia), grandchildren: Kevan, Ashley, John, Jason, Jeffrey and Gregory. She was predeceased by her parents Mr. and Mrs Adrian Pavey and her maternal grand parents Mr. and Mrs Roderick Johnston. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of the Sargent & Son Funeral Home, 21 N. Court Street with Rev. Hugh MacDonald officiating. Interment to follow in St. Andrew’s Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Sargent & Son Funeral Home. Should friends desire and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay or the St. Joseph’s Foundation would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made at www.sargentandson.com "In tears we saw you sinking And watched you pass away Our hearts were almost broken We wanted you to stay But when we saw you sleeping So peaceful, free from pain How could we wish you back with us To suffer that again It broke our hearts to lose you But you did not go alone For part of us went with you The day God took you home"