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Peacefully on February 11, 2024, after a short battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Paula Gilbert (nee Bell) passed away at the age of 70. Loving mother of Jennie (Mike) Waters and Janet (Sean) Gilbert, Cherished Grandmother of Elizabeth, Rebecca, Gabriel, and Annabelle Waters; Mark and Dallas O’Brien. Dear sister of Jerry and Debbie Bell. Predeceased by her son Mark (1984), parents Russell and Jennie Bell, and sister, Gay Bell. She will be missed by her cousins and many friends. The family would like to thank the staff at Bluewater Health, Palliative Care and Med T units. As per mom’s wishes cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Needham-Jay Funeral Home 519-882-0100. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations my be made to River City Vinyard ( or The Haven Youth Shelter ( please use “The Haven” in the drop down menu.

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