Gordona Cayer

Gordona Cayer, 79, of Emo, Ont., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
She was born July 10, 1923 in Emo to the late William and Jeannie Tribe. Gordona was raised in Emo and lived all of her life there.
On Aug. 28, 1976, she was united in marriage to Raoul Cayer.
Gordona worked at the Red Cross Hospital in Emo for many years, until her retirement in 1981. She was a life member of the Emo Legion Br. #99 Ladies Auxiliary and she also attended Knox United Church regularly in Emo.
Gordona loved cooking and preparing meals for her family and friends, especially her husband, Raoul. She liked her garden, travelling with her family, and spending time with her family at their cottage on Clearwater Lake.
She loved her family, and lived for all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her one daughter, Bonnie Burnside.
Gordona is survived by her husband, Raoul Cayer of Emo, Ont.; one daughter, Cheryl and husband, Frank Curtis, of Emo, Ont.; one son, Terry Littlefield and wife, Karen, of Fort McMurray, Alta; two step-daughters, Della and husband, Larry Cocquit, of Melita, Man., and Juliette and husband, Bill Loney, of Emo, Ont.; eight grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nine step-great grandchildren.
She also is survived by three brothers, Moe Tribe and wife, Ev, and Doug Tribe and wife, Lorraine, all of Atikokan, Ont., and Ed Tribe and wife, Eleanor, of Calgary, Alta., one sister, Jeannie and husband, Irwin Morphet, on Emo, Ont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 9, 2002 at 3 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. Rev. Frances Flook officiated, with interment in Emo Cemetery in Emo.
Pallbearers were Don Meyers, Grant Meyers, Lucinda Meyers, Michael Loney, Shaun Allan, and Judy Morphet.
Honourary pallbearers were Mary Gavin, Bernice Campbell, Darlene Fletcher, Ray and Janet Young, Buzz and Louise McComb, Elder Jack, Mary Cain, and Gordon Meyers.
Should family and friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Emo Hospital, 260 Front St., Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0, or the Emo Knox United Church, Box 186, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.