Romana Gill February 3, 1929 - January 3, 2013 Romana Gill, 83 years, of White Rock, British Columbia, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on January 3, 2013, at Zion Park Manor, Cloverdale. She is survived by two sons, Arnold (Olena) of Parksville BC, and Harald (Lisa) of Vancouver. She is also survived by five grandchildren-Stefan, Kylee, Katerina, Zachary, and Alexandra.
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Born February 3, 1929 in Hornstein, Austria, Romana emigrated to Canada in 1957. On February 13, 1960 she was united in marriage to Wilhelm (Bill) Gill (deceased). They settled in Vancouver, British Columbia. Romana initially worked as a seamstress, then started a family, and supported the work of her husband in the family business, Gill and Son Construction. Romana was a long-time and devout member of the Lutheran Church as well as the Austria Vancouver Club since 1970, where she was active in the choir and club management.
Funeral Services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 5950-179 St., Cloverdale. 10 am Saturday January 12. Internment and Burial to follow at Victory Memorial Park, 14831-28th Ave., Surrey at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, and Zion Lutheran Church.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, 2013