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In Loving Memory of

Deborah "Debbie" Gamble


Obituary of Deborah "Debbie" Gamble

With her three sons by her side, Debbie peacefully passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 68. Beloved mother of Christopher (Roxanne), Matthew (Elise), and Josh (Taryn). Loving Nana of Christian, Cody, Mason and Owen. Dear sister of Rebecca (Scott) and Michael, and aunt of Adam. She will be missed by her stepchildren, extended family, and friends. Debbie was predeceased by her father Bill and mother Jacqueline.

Debbie will be remembered for her love and adoration for her cats, Tiger and Oprah. She often enjoyed sewing and knitting. She was most passionate about cooking, which she was amazingly good at. We hope our mom is at peace being reunited with her mom, and even enjoying a Pepsi! A special thank you to the nurses and staff at the St. Catharines Hospital for their compassionate care and support.

Cremation has taken place and arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Alfred Roman Catholic Church, 272 Vine Street, St. Catharines, on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm (please bring a mask to wear while indoors). An interment will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11:30 am, at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, Highway 20. Donations in memory of Debbie may be given to the Niagara Health System - St. Catharines Site or to Lupus Canada. Online condolences may be shared on Debbie's tribute page found at EssentialsNiagara.com

In accordance with Ontario's provincial rules regarding COVID-19, attendance is limited to 30% of the church's capacity (appx. 100 people for St. Alfred Church). Masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times while indoors.

As for the cemetery interment on Saturday, July 19, a maximum of 50 people is permitted to attend. Masks are not mandatory outdoors.

Attendance, social distancing and wearing masks will be monitored and enforced. Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.

Service Information

Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
July 17, 2020
2:00 pm until 2:45 pm
St. Alfred Catholic Parish, 272 Vine Street, St. Catharines, Ontario
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Date & Time:
July 18, 2020
11:30 am until 12:00 pm
Pleasantview Memorial Gardens, Highway 20, Fonthill
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Ellen McCallum
23 days ago

Please accept my deep condolances. I will always hold fond memories of Debbie with her laughter and her wonderful cooking. She wore her heart on her sleeve. I will miss her.


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