(Caring Foster Mom To Over 600 Newborns)
Alida (nee Burgers)
of Almonte, in her 84th year.
Pre-deceased by her loving husband Bert. Sadly missed by her three children Frank (Colleen), Margaret (Mich) and Julien. Proud “Grandma” of Mistassini, Meagan, Zachary, Sean, Kayoki, and Tessa. Very special Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.
Friends may visit the
C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME& CHAPEL INC.
127 Church St., Almonte, Ontario. (613)256-3313
on Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm. A Catholic Prayer Service will be held in the Gamble Chapel on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 11am. Reception to follow. A special thanks to Dr. Murray and the nurses at the Almonte General Hospital for their wonderful care.
For those who may wish to honour Alida, with a memorial donation, please consider the Canadian Cancer Society.
Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com
Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free
I’m following the path God laid for me.
I took His hand when I heard Him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
I found that place at the close of day.
If my passing has left a void,
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss.
Ah yes, these things, I too, will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life’s been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all to brief;
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me
God wanted me now, He set me free.