Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Maud Gosse (née Crewe-Haines) died peacefully at age 70 surrounded by love.
Leaving to mourn husband of 52 years, Howard Gosse; children Grant (Sheila), Nicole (Steve Kavanagh), Scott (Caroline Vidovic); grandchildren Laura, Meghan, Jacob, Kristina, Reagan, and Dylan.
Also left to mourn are her brother and sisters: Arnold Haines (Heather Roy), Ethel Rees, Sandra Fotopolus, Annette Morgan (Carl), Stephanie Haines Callahasen; special Aunt Marie Crewe; brothers and sisters in-law Effie Deering, Richard Gosse (Carrie), Charlie Gosse (Reverend Shirley Gosse), Joan Parsons, Pearl Dunphy, Reginald Gosse, Joyce Gosse, Elmer Gosse (Margaret), Gail Osmond (Glenn), Greg Gosse (Roslyn), Howard Rees (Brenda), and Victor Tucker.
Previously deceased by her parents Charles and Caroline Haines; parents-in-law Charles and Mary Gosse; in-laws Ern Deering, Ross Dunphy, Andrew Parsons, and special sister-in-law Loretta Tucker.
Maud’s family gives heartfelt thanks for the support and comfort of her special friends: Marion and Lock Pennell, Rosalind O’Driscoll, Linda and Bud Gruchy, and her special sister-in-law Joyce, who Maud called her guardian angel.
Special thanks as well to the exceptional staff at the Miller Centre Palliative Care Unit and the Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
At Maud’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no service. Donations in memoriam shall be gratefully accepted for Patient Care at the Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
“Don’t weep at my grave,
For I am not there.
I’ve a date with a butterfly
To dance in the air.
I’ll be singing in the sunshine,
Wild and free,
Playing tag with the wind
While I’m waiting for thee.”