Posted: February 13th, 2021


GERALD STEWART THORBURN, beloved husband of Barbara Thorburn, of Lethbridge, passed away at home, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the age of 74 years.

Besides his wife Barbara, Gerald is survived by his son Patrick Thorburn of Lethbridge, AB and daughters Tracey (Jason) Coles of Lethbridge, AB, Peggy (Norm) Embleton of Yellowknife, NWT and grandsons, Poppy’s pride and joy, Samson and Benjamin Embleton, of Yellowknife, NWT. He is also survived by his sister Leah Thorburn of Kanata, ON and brother Alvin Thorburn (Ann Starr) of Barrie, ON, many relatives and friends and special friends Susie and Harold Buchanan of Mission, Texas.

Gerald was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Ann Thorburn and brother William Thorburn.

Gerald will be laid to rest privately in Mountain View Cemetery on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

In memory of Gerald, donations may be made to Alberta Lung Association (

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  1. Mary Gordon says:

    Barb & family
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Gerald. My thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
    Mary Gordon

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