It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gail Marlene Therrien (nee Mayner). Born in Williams Lake and a resident of Terrace for more than 60 years, she is survived by her loving husband of 50 years Henry (Hank) Therrien and their children Rhonda (Marcus), James (Nicole) and Shelley (Kevin).
Predeceased by her parents Ken & Irene Mayner (nee Murphy), and her brothers Keith and Dave, Gail was a sister to surviving siblings Fred (Lindy), John, Wendy (Clayton), and Kathy (Allan) and a cherished Grandmother to Chelsi, Justin, Ayshia, Tyler, Kyle, Austin, Dawson, Travis and Selena.
Gail loved to travel and explore new places. The beautiful memories she created traveling with family and friends over the years brought her such happiness. Even when ill, she was always planning her next adventure.
She passed away peacefully in Richmond, BC surrounded by family. In honouring her wishes there will be no formal public service and her remains will be cremated and scattered. In lieu of flowers we ask that you do an unexpected act of kindness for someone with her in your thoughts.
A limb has fallen from the family tree.
I keep hearing a voice that says “ Grieve not for me.
Remember the best times, the laughter, the song,
the good life I lived when I was strong.
Continue my heritage, I’m counting on you,
keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through.
My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest,
remembering all how I truly was blessed.
Continue traditions, no matter how small,
go on with your life, don’t worry about falls.
I miss you all dearly, so keep up your chin,
until the day comes we’re together again.”