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CLOSE, Rachael of Red Bay

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that Rachael’s family announces her passing on Monday, April 29, 2013 in her 28th year.  Cherished daughter of John Close and Brenda Sutherland and much loved sister of Joshua (Danielle) Close of Manhatten, New York and Jeremiah (Cassie Kipfer) Close of St. Mary’s.  Granddaughter of Rhoda Sutherland (Don Tew) of Owen Sound.  Aunt of Ellison Close, Andrea Carter and Callen Close.  She will be very sadly missed by her second Mom Judy Larkin of Red Bay and was a special sister of Heather Galoska (Noel Dyer) of Guelph, David (Claire) Galoska of Calgary, Alberta and Gregory Galoska (Jessica Hammond) of Toronto.  Many aunts, uncles and cousins will forever cherish her memory.

A gathering to celebrate and cherish Rachael’s life will be held at the WIARTON PROPELLER CLUB, 575 Edward Street, Wiarton on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.  Details for memorial donations will be posted as soon as available.  Arrangements entrusted to the GEORGE FUNERAL HOME, Wiarton.  Condolences may be sent to the family through


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