Posted: January 4th, 2013

LINDA CATHERINE GORUK, beloved wife of Bill and mother of Christopher and Gina, passed away suddenly at the Foothills hospital on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the age of 54, with her family at her side.
Linda was born in Lethbridge on October 5, 1958 and spent much of her early life in Taber where she met the love of her life, Bill. They married and lived in Lethbridge where they raised their two children together. At the time of her passing Linda was the Early Learning Coordinator at Ecole St. Mary where she shared her passion and enthusiasm for teaching. Linda enjoyed golfing, traveling, taking walks and spending time curled up with a good book.
Besides Bill, her husband of 30 years, her son Christopher and daughter Gina, Linda is also survived by her five siblings: Steve (Trudy) Wilson, twin sister Leona (Lynn) Marthaller, Doris (Rae) Hopkins, David (Cindy) Wilson and Richard (Janet) Wilson. Also left to mourn is Bill’s mother Frances, as well as his siblings, Elaine (Gary) Ash, Karen (Ron) Taillefer, Doug (Nevis) Goruk, Neil (Della) Goruk, and Denise (Ian) Cole; along with numerous extended family members. She is predeceased by her mother Frances Wilson, her mother’s friend Andy Schaafsma, and her father-in-law Jack Goruk.
Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at ST. MARTHA’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at ST. MARTHA’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Father Fernando Genogaling, celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Send condolences at www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361 Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

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