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October 21, 1932 - April 13, 2016
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Dorothy (Townsend) Gilks on April 13, 2016 at University Hospital, London, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late George "Bert" Gilks. Cherished mother of Brenda (Jon) Roelofsen, Christine Gilks (John Johnston) and George "Judd" (Carol) Gilks. Proud grandmother of David (Lyndsay), Michael, Tara (Lynn), Josh, Jaclyn (Ben), Eric and great-grandmother of Zach, Kayla, Jackson, Ella, Will and Evie. Predeceased by her sisters Marguerite Welch, Madeline Kish and by her brother Billy Townsend. She will also be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends. Remembered by her special friends Marie, Kay and Martha. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London. The celebration of life will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Avondale Cemetery, Stratford. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice