Carol Ann Gilmour (nee Walton)

Carol Ann Gilmour (nee Walton)

Carol Ann Gilmour (nee Walton)

March 15, 1942 ~ May 12, 2013

Carol Ann Gilmour (nee Walton) passed away after a lengthy illness on May 12, 2013 at the age of 71 years.

Carol was born on March 15, 1942 in Calgary, AB to Julia and James Walton. She received her education in Fort Steele and Creston, BC. Carol married the love of her life, John Gilmour, on November 5, 1960 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Creston, BC. She was an expert horsewoman who devoted her whole life to her husband and family. Her love of life and her family and friends was evident to all who knew and loved her.

Carol is predeceased by her brother Bill Walton; daughter Catherine Gilmour; parents James and Julia Walton, and grandchildren Ryan Gilmour and Dahlia Gilmour-Sparling.

She will be forever remembered by her loving husband John Gilmour; children John (Melody), Shane (Grace), Julia, Dean (Mitzi), Rewa (Carlos); grandchildren Fern, John, James, Trista, Keigan, Chelcie, Charles, Kateri, Matthew, Aleta, Rolando, Roberto, and Marcos; as well as several great-grandchildren and numerous brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Funeral Mass was held on Friday May 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Tom Kakkaniyil celebrant.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the BC Children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4, or to the Creston Valley Hospital – Equipment Fund Bag 3000, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0.

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