Gloria Ferguson passed away peacefully in Edmonton Alberta.
She is survived by sister, Eileen; children, Judi Rayner and Robert; grandchildren, Christopher Rayner, Mary Ellen Rayner, Alexander Rayner, Sarah Rayner, Sarah Breitkreuz-Ferguson, Krista Breitkreuz-Ferguson, and Cayla Ferguson.
Gloria is predeceased by her husband, Don.
Gloria was a much beloved wife, mother, and sister. She was born in Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia in the rural community of Brookvale, where she lived until the family moved to Windsor Junction ten years later, to her Father\'s railroad job. Gloria commuted to Halifax by train to attend high school at the Halifax Academy, and later to her job as a secretary at military headquarters. Following the war Gloria moved west to Winnipeg where she was employed by the Hudson\'s Bay Company. While attending church she met Don, the Love of her life. Don worked in the personnel department, Hudson Bay Fur trading department. Gloria and Don married Dec. 3rd, 1949, at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, where they had met, later taking up residence in Transcona, Don\'s hometown.
Following the birth of Judi and Robert, the family moved to Windsor Park in 1957, which was to be home for nearly 30 years until Gloria and Don moved to their new home in Fort Richmond. Summers were spent at the cottage in Minaki Ontario, where lifelong friendships were forged and many epic sunsets were enjoyed.
A Gathering to celebrate her life will take place on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 2:00 pm, at St. Bartholemew\'s Church in Winnipeg.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Humane Society or Doctors Without Borders.