In memory of

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Altpeter

March 6, 1945 -  May 21, 2018

ALTPETER, Gwendolyn Rosemary

Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 21,2018, at the age of 73. Loving mother of Rick, Steven(Kerri) and Anne(Glenn). Adored Gramma of James, Kalvin, Briannah, Olivia, “Gramma Gwen” of Jayda and Kalei. Great- grandmother of Brenden and Kian. She will be fondly remembered by her mother in law, 94 year old Annice Altpeter, by brother Ronald Hubble and by ex-husband Kenneth Altpeter. Hopefully Marley can guide Gwen and keep her company. Gwen will be forever remembered as a strong woman who treasured her independence and always put others ahead of herself. She found great serenity in her garden, enjoying nature and spending precious time with her family. Her gentle spirit and dedication to her career – still working at age 73! -will forever remain in the hearts and minds of those she leaves behind. Visitation will be held at THORNTON FUNERAL CENTRE(1200 Thornton Road North 905-579-6787) on Saturday May 26 from 9 am until time of Celebration of Life in the Great Hall at 10 am. Interment will follow.

“Don’t leave my embrace for here in my arms is your place”


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Brenda & Mike Dubreuil (Co-workers)

Entered May 24, 2018 from Markham

We will miss Gwen so much, she was was a large part of PTAG for the last 10 years and personal friends for the last 20 years.Everywhere we look Gwen has had a hand in it or has touched it. Such a fantastic lady.

John and Beth Game (Friend)

Entered May 24, 2018 from Oshawa

Our sincere condolences to all! We will be thinking of you all in this time of sorrow!
Sincerely, Beth and John

Ewan McNeill (Friend)

Entered May 25, 2018 from Newcastle, ON

Steve and Rick. My utmost condolences on the loss of your mother. May the great memories of your mother carry you through your grief. My thoughts are with you and your family. All the best. E.

Janice maas (Colleague and friend)

Entered May 25, 2018

My Gwenita,

I can't believe that you left us so quickly. My love to your family and extended family. I know that they will all miss you.

I want to thank you for your guidance, support and love.

You and your family are in my heart forever


Shannon, Amrit Rhea, and Ryan Sandhu (Co-worker)

Entered May 25, 2018 from Markham

Gwen, you will be missed. Your generosity, love, human compassion and kindness were among a few of the things that will be missed. You are a power of example to me and I will always remember you. I love you Gwen.


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