Winnie Forward

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It is with deep and profound sadness that the family of the late Winnie Forward (nee: Gillingham) announce her passing on Friday, January 6th, 2023, at the Labrador Health Centre, Happy Valley – Goose Bay, NL, at the age of 76.


Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband: Bill Forward; sons: Wade (Denise), Tom (Kathy), Barry (Joyce), Jamie, and Scott (Kaitlin); daughter: Sherry (Raymond); and sister: Marjorie Learning (Harris); grandchildren: Travis, Preston, Jesse, Julia, Jordan, Kylee, Danielle, Jenna, Ryan, Brooke, Sarah, Jonah, Mackenzie, Hilary, Riley, and Hudson; 7 great-grandchildren: Riley, Olivia, Marcus, Eric, Leland, Nevaya, and Alexis; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


Winnie was predeceased by her parents: Phoebe and George Gillingham; sisters: Eliza, Irene, Ella, Elizabeth, Ruby, and Effie; brother: Garland; and best friend: Grace Anderson.


As per Winnie’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life service will be held at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Happy Valley Goose Bay, NL, on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Amber Tremblett officiating.


A special thank you for the exceptional care Winnie received from the doctors and nurses at Labrador Health Centre.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Winnie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Fillatre's Funeral Homes
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Winnie Forward

1946 - 2023

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