Gaius Wilband

Obituary of Gaius Irving Wilband

WILBAND, Gaius Irving, age 79, of Gays River, passed away July 6, 2022, in Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Gays River, he was a son of the late Ervin and Hazel (Collins) Wilband. 

Gaius loved playing cards, enjoyed working on cars, attending classic car shows and bowling. He was a social person and loved hugs. 

He will be sadly missed by sons, Dan (Diane) and Stanley, daughter, Danelta (Pete); grandchildren, Daniel (Elizabeth), David (Kayla) Deanna, Dwight, Denise (Patrick), Darren and Danielle; many great grandchildren; partner Clara Bourque; sisters Ethel, Beverly and Myrtle, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.   Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother John. 

 Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ettinger Funeral Homes.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at Gays River United Church, Rev. Natalie Buchanan- Rutherford officiating.  Burial to follow in the church cemetery. 

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Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 2:40 am
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Gays River United Church
421 Highway 224
Gays River, Nova Scotia, Canada