Lucila (Lucy) Joaquin Gambalan
October 31, 1950 - February 15, 2022
Lucila passed away peacefully in her sleep at Health Sciences Centre on February 15, 2022. She leaves behind wonderful memories to her husband Ferning Gambalan, and daughters Jennifer (Marc), Allison, and granddaughter Emma Lily.
Born in Guiguinto, Bulacan she was the second youngest of eight children. Her favourite activities were anything family related, she watched TFC such as Ang Probinsyano and Showtime.
She relished sewing beautiful outfits for her daughters and granddaughter. She enjoyed going shopping looking for the latest sales, as well as garage sales to see what she could bargain for. Lucy will always be remembered for her famous Chicken Mami, Palabok, and Kare-Kare.
Before immigrating to Winnipeg in May 1974, Lucy finished a Bachelor of Science in Commerce at Jose Rizal College.
Lucy worked for many years as a data entry operator at Nygard, as well as a variety of jobs thereafter. After retiring she loved babysitting and taking care of her granddaughter.
A Lamay (viewing) was held on February 26 at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main Street. Followed by an interment on March 1st at St. Anthony of Padua Church.
Rest in Peace Mom until we are together again!
Matthew 11: 28-30
Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.
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