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Abigail "Gail" Durnford

Female 1924 - 2006  (82 years)


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  • Name Abigail "Gail" Durnford 
    Born 1924  Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Abigail "Gail" Ferguson 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-415096 
    Died 20 May 2006  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 24 May 2006  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I415096  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father Esau Durnford,   b. 17 Aug 1890,   d. 30 Sep 1963  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Edith Dollimount,   b. 14 Jun 1892,   d. 20 Apr 1965  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F58592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walter R. Ferguson,   b. 10 Mar 1922,   d. 24 May 2007  (Age 85 years) 
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F269354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FERGUSON, Abigail (Gail) (nee Durnford)

      Passed away peacefully, at Sunnyside Home, on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the age of 82. Loving wife of Walter Ferguson for 63 years. Beloved mother of James, Walter (Judy), Barbara Thomson (Alex) of Cambridge and Eric (Holly) of Caledonia. Loving grandmother of ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Gail was the youngest of six children of Esau and Edith Durnford, who came to Hespeler from Francois, Newfoundland, in 1928. Gail was predeceased by her parents; daughter-in-law, Sylvia; brothers, Bob, George and John and sister, Dora Burdett. Survived by her brother, Cecil (Reta). Gail worked at Dominion Woolens during the Second World War, after that she was content to stay at home and raise her family. She worked with handicapped children, at a nursery school and taught them swimming at the YMCA. She later volunteered at St. Luke's Place. Resting at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge, where the family will receive friends today (Tuesday), 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 520 Ellis Road, Cambridge, on Wednesday, May 24, at 11 a.m. Visitation at the church will take place from, 10-11 a.m., before the service. Interment at Mount View Cemetery.

      The Record 23 May 2006 pg B7

  • Sources 
    1. [S3172] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (2020). Abigail “Gail” Durnford Ferguson (Unknown-2006) -... Retrieved 23 May 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176906045/abigail-ferguson.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1924 - Newfoundland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 2006 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 May 2006 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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