Violet May Gilmour

05-Aug-1924 - 30-May-2020

Obituary Overview

A Legacy of Love

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Violet “Vi” Gilmour, beloved wife of the late Thomas Melville Gilmour, at Agecare Glenmore on May 30, 2020 at the age of 95 years.

Vi will be lovingly remembered by her children: Terry (Cheryl) of Kelowna, Jim (Peggy) of Carsland, Bob (Wendy) of Calgary, and Dwight (Gail) of Calgary; thirteen grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren. She will also be dearly missed by her sister Doreen Montgomery, her brother Bob Baker, and her sister-in-law Shirley Manifold. Vi was predeceased by her husband Thomas and her brother Bud.

Vi was a wonderful knitter, making amazing afghans for family and friends. She loved music, animals, and all family gatherings. Vi was a joyful and happy friend, and made the best ginger snaps in the world!

If so desired, donations may be made in Vi’s memory to Diabetes Canada, 220, 6223 - 2 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1J5  ( 

A Celebration of Vi’s Life will be held at a later date with an announcement being made prior to the service.

Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Laura Mackay | 03-Jul-2020

Auntie Vi, will be remembered always for her beautiful nails. Also for her great sense of humour and love for family. We are all so saddened by her passing but she is so much happier now. Love you for always Laura and Jeff

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