Julia Josphine "Jo" Gazley

May 26, 2019


Passed peacefully away on May 26, 2019 at the Health Sciences Centre, Julia “Jo” Gazley, aged 72 years.  She is predeceased by her parents Amy and Joseph Bailey.  Leaving to mourn her sons Les and Greg (Tabitha); grandchildren Samantha (Chris), Dylan, Julia, Amy, Amber, Randi-Lynn (Ben), Austin, Lillian, Justin, Andrew and Krystal; great grandchildren Alexander and Angus; siblings Jessie Fleming, Geoff Bailey (Carol) and Corrine Moore (Paul); also, a number of other relatives and many friends.  A special thank you to Mom’s West End Baptist Church Family for their care and companionship shown towards Mom.  A Celebration of Life will take place on Thursday May 30 at 2:00 p.m. from the West End Baptist Church, 314 Topsail Road.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Jo’s memory may be made to the SPCA.



2:00pm, Thursday May 30th

West End Baptist Church, 314 Topsail Road

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So sorry to hear of Josie’s passing. I’m sure you find comfort knowing she is now with her Heavenly Father. May cherished memories bring you peace, also many smiles for a life well lived. God Bless.
Debby Durnford

Jo you will be missed. You were an inspiration, full of joy and love. I am so much better for knowing you..
My condolences to the family.

Jessie, Geoff, Corrinne and all,
So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. So many wonderful memories!!!! May God’s peace and comfort be with you through these difficult days and may He bless you as He blessed Jo.

“She has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled her niche and accomplished her task; who has left the world better than she found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it; who has always looked for the best in others and given the best she had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory a benediction.” (Bessie A. Stanley)
I can’t think of any more fitting words to say about Jo. I loved her. I will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you….

So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

You are a beautiful lady and so sorry to here of your passing you were a wonderful friend to my family and will always remember your love for us R.I.P JO until we meet again xoxo

Jo will be missed by all of us who knew her at West End. She always jumped in and helped in any way she could. Jo served in many capacities during the many years we’ve known her.

We are heart broken to hear that our dear friend Jo had passed.
Our deepest sympathies to Jo’s family.

We are heart broken to hear that our dear friend Jo had passed.
Our deepest sympathies to Jo’s family.

So sorry to hear of Jo’s passing. Much Love to everyone. Gus and Rosemary Burden.

I am so sorry to learn of Jo’s passing. We had such good times at the div school and keeping in touch in the years since via e-mail. She will be missed.
Eternal rest grant to her, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon her. May her soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Corinne, Jessie, and Stephanie,
Sincere condolences to you and all your family on the passing of your sister and aunt, Jo.

So sorry to hear about Jo’s passing. She will remain forever in your hearts. Her picture here and smile says it all of the person she was.

Deepest Sympathies to Jo’s family.

Bev & Terry Gilbert and family.

Corinne and Jessie,
Newfound Sound want to express our sincere sympathy for the loss of your sister Jo. You are in our hearts during this sad time.

So sorry to hear about dear Jo – we got to know each other well when she was at the Div Cpllege and i was working there – she lived near me and would travel with me to Wolfville. She was a lovely woman and i enjoyed her company very much. Condolences to all her family.

So sorry for your loss Jessie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time

So many good memories of time spent with Jo. From drinking tea after class to ministering together in Newfoundland, she always had a heart for hospitality and for others. Sara and I will miss her deeply and are praying for the family and friends who she leaves behind.
As we mourn we remember the faith that she had in Jesus and celebrate her home-going. Well done faithful servant.

Thoughts are with her family right now. Taking a moment to think about all of the times Jo found a way to make things alright when they seemed impossible at work. She was always kind.

Jo had been part of my life since I was a little girl. We lost touch for many years and recently reconnected on Facebook. So sad to hear this news. Prayers to the family.

Our hearts and prayers go out to Jo’s family. Jo’s physical struggles are over now and she is at home with the Lord. She will be missed dearly. All our love, Sylvia and Jason

Jo was a faithful friend and servant of her Lord and Saviour. It was a pleasure working with her. We will miss her. .

So sad and shocked of Jo’s passing. You touched the hearts of many and will be dearly missed. I will miss bringing you a coffee at the end of our Sunday morning services and the dear chats we’ve had. You are now in His Hands, rest in peace Jo. We will miss you. Thoughts and prayers to the family…

So sad to hear today, of the loss of Josephine.
My deepest condolences to Les, Greg and all of her family. Jo was a special lady and a pleasure to work with. ‘Still missing her and remembering her with fond memories.
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Greg and Les we are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom is now in her eternal home with her Heavenly Father., who she loved so much. We send our deepest sympathies to you all at this time.

We were more than just neighbors growing up, you were all like family. Jo was always so kind to us. I remember her having all of us kids over to your place to watch Star Wars many years ago. I’ll remember her love for family, and for God, and the sound of her voice singing in our little Gospel Hall. She was dearly loved, and will be missed. Thinking of you Les and Greg, and your families at this difficult time. Take comfort in knowing she is now at peace with the God she has loved for so long.

So sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. Remember all the wonderful times you had together! Have not seen her for a long time but thought of her often and how she always had a lot of you young people around with lots of good meals! Les and Greg my heartfelt Sympathy to you and all the Family. Dona Nunn

Condolences to the family. I met Jo when she lived on the Shore and have been Facebook friends. since she moved.. She was a lovely lady.

Condolences to Les, Greg and all of Jo’s family. Jo was a kind and generous friend. We had not seen one another for a number of years; but, had reconnected through social media. Rest in peace, Jo.

Condolences to the family and friends of Jo. Although I had not seen her for many years, I remembered she was a kind and generous lady.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Untill we meet again my friend . You will be in my heart ❤️

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Sorry for your loss Les & Greg, & family. ❤️

There is no doubt that our friend Jo has a special place in Heaven. Her knowledge and wit will be missed by Marie and I.
God’s peace to her Family and Friends.

Jessie and the Bailey family. Thinking of you all as you grieve the passing of your much loved sister. Until you all meet once again, rest with love Jo.