It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gilles at home with family by his side on Friday June 26, 2020 after a very courageous battle with ALS.
His determination and strength during this illness will forever leave an imprint on our lives.
Gilles will always be remembered by his kindness and his ability to make people feel important and valued.
Cherished husband and best friend of Julie. Loving father and role model to Mathieu, Ashley, and Crystal.
Adored Pops to Haylie, Emma and Brylee. Treasured son of René and the late Thérèse.
Dear brother of Estelle Orlando (late Eugene), Linda Becking (Ronald), Denise Gauvin (Jean-Pierre).
Beloved son-in-law of Don and Val Barill.
Much loved brother in law to Tracy Barill (Janet), Dan Barill (Cindy), Mark Barill (Tracy) and Jenny Svetec (Paul).
Fun-loving uncle to his many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, June 30th, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Memorial donations to ALS Canada would be greatly appreciated.
Online condolences may be made at oshawafuneralhome.com .