November 16th, 1930 – February 2nd, 2007

Our special Mom and Grandma, Gae Mainwaring, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on February 2nd, 2007. Gae will be dearly missed by her children; Donald (Betty) Christal, Carole (Reg) Morin, Debbie (Ernie) Saranchuk, Peggy Christal and Bonnie (Bryan) Westerman, her grandchildren; Dawn, Carrie (Chris), James, Tanya (Aaron), Lindsay (Clayton), Andrea, Daniel and Cody, her great-grandchildren; Samantha, Griffin and Ty, her sisters; Patricia (Larry) Ramsay and Jennifer Wrobbel, her brother, Ray (Andy Chalmers) Moon and her very dear friend, Douglas “Sonny” Clark. She was predeceased by her loving husband, John, on December 28th, 1998, her mother, Florence Moon, her father, Charles Moon Sr., her brother, Charles Moon Jr. and her sister, Dorothy Wilson. Gae was born in Saskatoon on November 16th, 1930. She and John were married in Calgary and lived there until they moved to Vernon in 1976. Gae worked in the retail business most of her life and was an active member in the Trinity United Church UCW. She belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star for 26 years. Gae loved to swim and would rise very early every morning to swim several laps in the pool, even after retirement. She was known for her amazing smile and kindness. Gae was loved by everyone who knew her and was the glue that held her family together. Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Gae’s Life which will be held at Trinity United Church on Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. with Mrs. Sheila Odney officiating. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Gae to the Vernon & District Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (250) 542-1187

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