Gabriel C Aubrey
Obituary for Gabriel C Aubrey
Gabriel, Aubrey C, 87, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020 at Camp Hill Long Term Care Facility, Halifax. Gabe served in Korea, Germany and other posts while he was a member of the military. He was a chef for Via Rail and applied himself to various jobs after he left the Army. He played darts at the Newfoundland Club until he was 86, played pool at Dooly’s with his grandson, was a member of RC Legion, Centennial Branch and the Army, Navy, Air Force Club for many years. He loved to play Bingo and everyone who came across him in life wanted to see what funny saying was on his T-shirt.
Born February 26, 1933 in Springhill, NS, he was a son of the late Albert and Winnifred (Gero) Gabriel. He is survived by wife Dorothy York; ex-wife, Bernice Parris, Halifax; brother Stanley Gabriel, Truro; and sister Arlene Noylander, Dartmouth. He is also survived by his children, Blake Gabriel (Sheila), Edmonton, AB; Anthony Gabriel (Bonnie), Kitchener, ON; Susan Gabriel (Trevor Sheppard), Halifax; step-children, Michael Gourley (Barbara), Dartmouth; Denise Blair, Dartmouth; Ann Ferguson (John), Pefferlaw, ON; Brian Gourley, Dartmouth; Colleen Kane, Spryfield; Kelly Gourley (Darrell David), Spryfield; Patty McKay Jordan (Charlie), Dartmouth; John McKay, Sackville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by wife, Lorraine (McGuigan) Gabriel; siblings, Willena Jones, Alberta Martin, Ruth Downey, Helen Paris, Doris Gabriel, several infant siblings; daughter Patricia “Sissy” Gabriel; infant son, Kim; step-son, Thomas Gourley. The family would like to thank the nurses on 6 West, Camp Hill, who took such good care of Gabe. Cremation will take place. A Celebration of his Life will be held after the COVID-19 crisis has passed.
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