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In Loving Memory of

Valerie Gillis


Obituary of Valerie Gillis

Surrounded by love and support, Valerie passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019, with her daughters by her side. She will be greatly missed and forever remembered by her partner Steve Magnus, children; Tasha (Steve), Danica (Cameron), Mathieu (Michelle), and by her grandchildren; Margaret, Ella, Ethan, Elsa, Carl, Paige, and also by Mathieu and Michelle’s baby to be! She will be missed by her siblings, Kevin (Marie), Jim (Charlene), Christine (Jack), and by all her nieces and nephews who knew her as “Aunt Val”. Valerie was a great friend to many and was admired for her positive attitude and great sense of humor. Valerie was the life of the party in her younger years and always lit up the room when she walked in. We take solace in knowing that she is no longer suffering and is reunited with her parents Carl and Ella Gillis, her big brother Gene (Doreen), partner in crime (niece) Lori and sweet great-nephew Travis. We will love and miss her always and will honour her memory and spirit forever. Cremation has taken place and arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905) 354-2133. A Celebration of Valerie's Life will be held at Cat’s Kitchen, 6788 Thorold Stone Road, Niagara Falls, on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 2-4pm. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice Niagara.   

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A Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
March 30, 2019
2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Cat's Kitchen and Bar

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Carolyn Clark

our sympathies to all her family her children and boyfriend Steve… may you RIP Val you will always have a place in my heart until we meet again XOXO

Crystal Hudon (Miller)

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
Thinking of you Tasha.

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Leona Clark

R.I.P. Val, your are flying high with the angles now and without pain. My deepest sympathies to all the family.

Sherry Sams

Deepest Sympathy to all the families ❤️

Claire Hamilton and Marc Langelier

Our deepest sympathies to all the family. Our thoughts are with you.

Bonnie Annett

Deepest sympathy to you all at this sad time. Valerie was one of my first students I taught. I will always remember her love of life and her ability to make other laugh. May she rest peacefully.

Martha Patterson Costello

Please accept my sincere sympathy to all of Valarie’s family, especially to you Kevin. So young, so sad.

Alvin and Tilly

Our deepest sympathies to all families R.I.P. Valerie

Ron & Dona Young

We are so sorry for your loss Kevin & family xo

Ron & Dona Young

We are so sorry for loss Kevin and famiy.

Donna Phillips

Sincere sympathy to Valerie’s family at this sad time.

Theresa Annett

My deepest sympathy to all the family. R.I.P.Val

Heather Sams

So sorry to hear the sad news about Valerie. Deepest sympathy to all her loved ones.

Brad and Janice Syvret

Sending deepest sympathies to all of Valerie’s family. So young, so sad.

Barbara Foley

Our thoughts are with you during this sad time! Keep your memories close, they will last forever!
Barbara Foley & Glen Patterson


My deepest sympathy to all Valerie’s family. I will remember her laugh and our early years.

Lisa Jean

My deepest sympathies to the family, so sad to hear about Valerie passing hugs .

Ivy Boyle and Arlene Boyle

Sympathy for the family.


My deepest sympathies to her whole family.

Patricia May Dunville

Val was a wonderful and very happy lady. She was so kind hearted and would give you the shirt off her back. You will be truly missed by many,,,We love you Val…May you rest in peace and we will see you again someday
Love Patsy and Marcel

Holly Hackett

My deepest sympathies to all the family. May she rest in peace.


My deepest sympathies to the Gillis family.
Love to you all

Chantal Sartor

Tash, seeing all your love and determination you had given over the last few months of your moms life has been awe inspiring. You are such a strong woman and have your mom to thank for that quality. She fought hard and you fought hard to make sure her last days here on earth were the best you could’ve given. Your family was blessed to have her in your lives for the time that you did and now you need to keep her energy alive in you and your kids and family. Sending everyone affected by the loss of Val… Read more »

Glenn and Ivy Miller

We were so sorry to hear of Valerie’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to all the Gillis family. Glenn and Ivy

Linda Mullin

Poor, poor Val she didn,t deserve this, she was so young. We had so much fun when we worked together. Her light is so bright I,m sure it is shining on all her love ones and wants them to have good memories of her. I will never forget her as she was special, a great friend Linda mullin Patterson

Blake and Nadine

our deepest sympathy to the family..

Lana Jean

My deepest sympathy to all of the family. May God give you strength at this time and may she Rest in Peace

Marie Yvonne Vezina

Mes sinceres sympathies a la famille. Bye my friend.

Danielle Synnott

Val will have a special place in my heart..we had great times and laughs together..she is now at peace and I am sure she will be a guiding light for her kids and grandkids..Our sincere sympathies.
Danielle and Kimberley


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