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Born: Aug 03, 1957
Date of Passing: May 07, 2023Offer Condolences or Memory Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
1957 - 2023
Following a battle with cancer, Gloria Ruth Clark Trithart, left us on May 7, at the age of 65 years. It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn her passing.
She will be fondly remembered by her children, Ryan (Alissa), and Dylan (Nikki), grandchildren Atleigh, Ryker, Harlen, and Keltyn, brother Robert (Wendy) Clark, nephew Colton (Melissa), and niece Sydney, great-nephew Walker, as well as numerous relatives and dear friends.
Gloria was predeceased by her parents, Robert (Bob) and Shirley Clark, and two grandsons, Broden and Karsen Trithart.
Gloria was born on August 3, 1957, in Brandon, Manitoba. She immediately brought happiness and laughter to all those around her. Gloria went on to graduate from Winnipeg’s Tech Voc High School in 1974, and later attended Red River College Polytechnic. Gloria and Doug were married from 1980-2004 and had many adventures as a family with their two boys.
Gloria began working for Manitoba E-Health in 1989. This in turn kicked off a 33-year stint in the field. Gloria was very devoted to her job, doing it with tenacity and diligence daily. After a long and successful career, Gloria retired in 2022.
Gloria had many loves, but family, and friends considered as family, always came first. Gloria travelled to many different places in her life, from Europe, to Mexico, cruises, and numerous locations and adventures in the United States. She was passionate about shopping and loved to spoil those around her any chance she got. Gloria enjoyed Bingo with friends, having her nails done, collecting figurines, baking at Christmas, high-heeled shoes, purses, and nice things. Gloria took great pleasure in watching her grandchildren grow up and joyfully interacting with them; they were her world. They brought a smile to her face like no other.
Gloria will forever be remembered for her love, care, kindness, and generosity consistently given to those around her. The hole left by her absence is impossible to fill. We love you to the moon and back.
The family wishes to thank all the numerous friends who have supported and cared for Gloria throughout her journey, as well as all the staff at Cancer Care and Selkirk Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Gloria's name to CancerCare Manitoba.
Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at www.desjardinsfuneralchapel.ca.
Desjardins Funeral Home
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 13, 2023
Condolences & Memories (13 entries)
My deepest condolences to the family. Very sad to hear of Gloria’s passing. Met Gloria when she started work at Health Sciences IT dept and I was in Payroll. Gloria was a friendly and very kind person and always greeted you with a smile. RIP Gloria - Posted by: Karen Fletcher (Co worker) on: Jul 04, 2023
Dyle and Ryan, your Mom was the one of kindest people I knew! I'm heartbroken for your loss! She will be missed. From the first day I met Gloria in my interview. She walked up with a big smile. Kind words. We had a strong bond! She was my mentor and friend. I miss her every day! - Posted by: Krys Kirton (Gloria's Assistant) on: May 24, 2023
My sincere condolences to the family - Gloria was always there to listen and to provide advice - Will be missed. - Posted by: Jean Gilbert (Co-worker) on: May 24, 2023
Ryan and Dylan, my heartfelt condolences to you both. I was so sad to hear of your mom's passing. She was such a lovely, caring person and dear friend. We made a great team when we worked together at Communications and Information Systems at HSC. She was wonderful to work with. When I left to have my children, she was always ready and willing to babysit for me. She spoiled Sydney and Riley and they loved their auntie "Goyea" She will be greatly missed. - Posted by: Dulce Small (Friend) on: May 22, 2023
What a beautiful energy my dear cousin had , she will surely be missed. My deepest condolences to her family and her Brother Rob. - Posted by: Sheila Sandberg (Cousin ) on: May 20, 2023
On my first day at health in 1996 I responded to one of Gloria's orientation questions with a smart reply. We clicked and were friends ever since. She helped me thru some tough times with her kindness and moral support. I am where I am today in part because of her. I will miss her deeply. - Posted by: Bruce Kisell (Ex-coworker and Friend) on: May 15, 2023
Always smiling, quick with a joke, a good listener, and so friendly. Gloria was a genuinely nice person: I am sorry for her loss. Deepest sympathies to her family. - Posted by: Jane McLeod (Former coworker at eHealth) on: May 15, 2023
So sorry to hear of Gloria passing away. I have many fond memories of Gloria in our younger years at family gatherings. Also shared Gloria’s bedroom with her for a couple of months in Winnipeg before I moved back to Brandon. Gloria was a fun loving person to be around. - Posted by: Joyce Agnew (Cousin) on: May 14, 2023
Our thoughts are with you during this sad time. Gloria will be up there causing trouble with her Uncle Wayne! Take Care - Posted by: Tracey and Jamey (Cousin) on: May 13, 2023
Sending condolences to Nikki, Dylan and family. It's never easy to lose a parent especially one so dear. - Posted by: Rosemarie Fraser (Friend of Nikki) on: May 13, 2023
I'm going to miss Gloria's lively personality, honest approach and caring demeanor. My sincerest condolences to the family. - Posted by: Dale Wiebe (Former HSC and eHealth Staff) on: May 13, 2023
You were one of a kind beautiful and generous woman. 💕 Will miss you my friend, until we meet again. - Posted by: Meladee and Mark Erlandson (Friends ) on: May 13, 2023
My deepest condolences to the family. - Posted by: Gil Belanger (Former HSC Staff) on: May 13, 2023
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