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GILBERT CECIL (FRANK) PEARN (published on August 10, 2009)



GILBERT CECIL (FRANK) PEARN On Friday, August 7, 2009 Frank Pearn passed away peacefully at River East Personal Care Home at the age of 93. He was predeceased by his wife Eleanor in 1998 and brothers Art and Bill. He is survived by his children Frances (Phillip), Joe (Gloria), June (Ron), and Ruth; grandchildren Chris (Michelle), Kathy (Josia), Jordan (Melanie), Melissa (Ian), Sherry (Shawn), Paul (Joanne), Jennifer, and John (Ashley); 13 great-grandchildren, as well as his brother Keith. Frank was born in Winnipeg to Joseph and Eva May (Honey) Pearn on March 30, 1916. He attended school in East Kildonan where he met his wife Eleanor Simms. They were married in 1940 and raised their family in East Kildonan, where they remained until their deaths. Dad worked as an accountant in the automotive industry and for the Federal Government, retiring in 1980. He enjoyed needle work, woodworking, family gatherings and traveling with Mom. Friends of the family and relatives are invited to a graveside memorial interment of Dad and Mom's ashes Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery (Section 3B), 88 Hespeler Ave. Reception to follow at 12:30 p.m. at River East Personal Care Home 1375 Molson St. A special thank you to the staff at REPCH for their kindness and exceptional care of our father. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba.


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