Peacefully in her sleep, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Twin Lakes Terrace Nursing Home, Gertrude (Melnick) Borody went home to be with the Lord in her 90th year. Beloved wife of Peter Borody of 70 years. Cherished mother of Daniel (Rae), David (Mary), James (Cindy), and Joy (Paul) Beggs. Treasured grandmother and great-grandmother of Jennifer (Evan) Garst, and their children Mikayla and Seth; Mark (Lara) and their children Ava and Colson; Paul (Vanessa) and their children Mathew and Julia; Janet (Jamie) Barron and their children David and Ben; Hope (Wil) Martin and their children Joshua and Alexis; Timothy, Rebekah (Ryan) Gall, Bethany, Carter Beggs and Cameron Beggs. Fondly remembered by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Survived by very special friend Sophie Jackson. Predeceased by her father Haffy (1962) and by her mother Jennie (1930) Melnick. Gertie was a dedicated and loving mother and a member of Huron Baptist Church. She was active in Child Evangelism Bible Clubs, teaching Sunday school and serving her Lord by sharing meals and writing letters of encouragement. Gertie always had a special love for her cats.  A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 26, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home, with visitation being held one hour prior to service. Private interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Gideons International in Canada and Huron Baptist Church (cheques only at the funeral home please).
                                                                     “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.”

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