Gloria J. Gairdner of Ponoka, Alberta passed away at the Northcott Care Centre, Ponoka on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the age of 68 years.

Gloria was born to Gordon and Jean Levers in Edmonton on December 17, 1945. She attended school in Breton and did light housekeeping and babysat for teachers for many years. Gloria also helped to look after the tiny tots in the town’s playground. On March 5, 1981, she was united in marriage to Pierre Gairdner. He passed away a few years later in April, 1986. Gloria relocated from Edmonton to Rimbey in 1994, where she enjoyed helping seniors at the Parkland Manor. She also took great pleasure in knitting and some crocheting.

Gloria will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her brother, Donald Levers of Sacramento, California; as well as a number of extended family members. She was predeceased by her husband, Pierre; her father, Gordon Levers in 2002; and her mother, Jean Levers in 2011.

With respect for Gloria’s wishes, no formal Funeral Service will be held. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Gloria’s Memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by email to:

Cremation Arrangements for the Late Gloria J. Gairdner entrusted to the care of


Rimbey, AB. 1-403-843-4445

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