GIERL, Paula - September 30, 1935 - August 28, 2013 With great sadness we announce the passing of Paula on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Hillsdale Estates Nursing Home in Oshawa, ON. After a long and hard battle with cancer, her fight is now over and she may rest in peace. Paula is survived by her two daughters Rita Johnston and Lisa Gierl, sisters Mali, Hila and Renate, grandchildren Krystal, Ryan and Jazmin. And predeceased by her beloved brother Andy and parents Andreas and Maria Eibel. A Service followed by a Celebration of Life will be held at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Published in the Toronto Star on Sept. 3, 2013