Posted: November 26th, 2015

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HAROLD W. GILLESPIE, beloved husband of Margaret Gillespie, of Lethbridge, formerly of Winnipeg, passed away unexpectedly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the age of 68 years.

Along with his loving wife Margaret, he is survived by his mother Shirley Gillespie of Winnipeg, his sister, Shirley Gillespie and brother Doug (Barb) Gillespie, mother-in-law, Julia Harding and brother-in-law, Doug (Donna) Harding. Harold will be deeply mourned by his children Tracy (Jim) D’Angelo of London, ON, Jennifer Selland of Lethbridge and stepdaughters, Heather (Norbert) Klatt of Winnipeg, MB, Christine (Cameron) Campbell of Alonsa, MB and Adrienne Laramee (Jordan Ingram) Tyndall, MB. He is also survived by his five precious grandchildren, Rebekah Selland, Timothy Selland, Rachel Selland, CJ Campbell and Nicole Campbell. His three nephews Shawn Gillespie (Pervin), Chris Gillespie and Justin Gillespie aka Cupcake will miss “Cuddles.” Harold will be mourned by many other family and friends. Harold was predeceased by his father Bill Gillespie. Harold was born June 14, 1947 in London, Ontario. He began a career with London Hydro where he was employed for over 32 years. After his time in Ontario Harold then ventured out west to begin a new chapter in his life. It was in Winnipeg where he met Margaret and they had an instant connection where shortly after they were married on June 20, 2002. He then started a career with Petro Canada which eventually resulted in his relocation to Lethbridge. Harold was a compassionate, genuine man who truly adored his family and friends. He was witty, humorous and always appreciated a good joke. Harold had a passion for travelling with Margaret, country music and a good stiff drink. Harold was loyal, patient and always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be sadly missed.

An intimate family interment will be held in Winnipeg in the near future.

In memory of Harold, memorial donations may be made to any charity of your choice.

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  1. Lawrence Buczko says:

    My gosh I am at a lost for words.
    Which Harold would be so shocked to hear.
    My deepest condolence to harolds wife Margaret and Harold’s brother and his wife Doug And Barb Gillespie and to all family members of course.
    I had the pleasure of working for Harold and Margaret as well as Doug and Barb at Petro Canada here in Winnipeg.
    Thank You Harold for all the wisdom you taught and shared with me and for some of the lessons I was able to learn while working for you Margaret Doug and Barb.
    Love Thoughts And Prayers Are With You All.
    Thank you Again

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