Louis Gatza
In Memory of
Louis Albert
Gatza
1933 - 2019
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Obituary for Louis Albert Gatza

Louis Albert  Gatza
Gatza, Louis Albert – 85, Truro formerly of New Victoria, Cape Breton, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 20, 2019. He was the son of the late Larry and Bertha (Brown) Gatza. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Margaret "Sis" and their three children, Pamela (Stephen), Yolanda (Marty) and Wayne; grandchildren, Beth, Mark, Laura, James, Tasha, Wayne, Louis and seven great grandchildren, Ayden, Davis, Colton, Carter, Jameson, Ilana and Jasper. He is also survived by his brothers, Sonny (Brenda), Burt (Sharon), Floyer; sisters, Margie (Michael) and Ann as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by infant daughter, Cindy Lou; brothers, George, Larry, Anthony, Joseph, Peter, Johnny and sisters, Loretta and Theresa. Louis was a coalminer for twenty four years and loved to do wood working in his spare time. Special thank you to our son-in-law, Stephen Genter for being there during Louis’ illness. Also, special thanks to Dr. Henderson, nurse, Angela, VON and Dr. Sharma. Donations in Louis’ memory may be made to CEHHC Palliative Care, 600 Abenaki Rd., Truro, N.S. B2N 5A1, the Colchester East-Hants Hospice Society, 89 Queen St., Truro, N.S. B2N 2B2 or the Canadian Red Cross, 139 Truro Heights Road, Truro Heights N.S. B6L 1X2. Cremation has taken place with no visitation or funeral service by Louis’ request. Arrangements are under the direction of Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.ColchesterCommunity.com
“Rest in Peace. Gone but not forgotten.”