It is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Monday, October 28th, 2013 at the age of 93 years. Wife of the late Royal Lavigne. Daughter of the late Albert and of the late Rose-Alba (née Poulin) Labine. Beloved mother of Richard Lavigne (Sandra) of North Bay and Gaetane Palfrey (Steve) of Sudbury. Predeceased by her brother Roland “Rolly” (late Joan). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Craig Lavigne (Suzie) of North Bay and Lisa Palfrey (Cal Abrams) of Sudbury. In keeping with Gertrude’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.