COELHO, Gil M.
Passed away surrounded by the love of his family at Grand River
Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at age 74 years.
Loving father of Christopher (Amanda). Dear brother of Filomena Sousa
(late Ian; 2019), Ana Brazeau (Bill) and Isabel Coelho. Gil will be
sadly missed by step-grandson Jayden, nieces and nephews; Jeffrey
(Jessica) & Lauren (1994), Nicole and Allison (Phil). Great-niece
and nephews Olivia & Owen; Samuel & Elijah. Predeceased by
parents Jose and Maria Coelho. Gil was a gifted artist and
photographer. He loved the ocean, and treasured the year he worked on
a Commercial Fishing Boat on the West Coast of Africa. Gil was proud
of his Portuguese roots and immigrated to Canada with his parents and
sisters in 1957. He attended Elementary School and High School in
Cambridge, but lived much of his adult life in London, Ontario. Gil
loved soccer and his pets … Mason, T.J. and Sprocket. The family
would like to thank Dr. Needham-Nethercott, Dr. Plaxton and the ICU
Team at Grand River Hospital KW Site for their compassionate care.
Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Gathering will be held at
Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, N., Cambridge (519)-740-0669
on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 1pm … 5pm. As expressions of
sympathy, donations to the Cambridge Humane Society would be
appreciated by the family.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gil Coelho 19452019..
Death notice for the town of: Cambridge, Province: Ontario