July 19, 1932 – June 24, 2020
elevated b8ZZI Obituary
elevated b8ZZI Herman George Gabay, of Mississauga Ontario, passed away on June 24th, 2020 at Trillium Hospital.
elevated b8ZZI Herman was born to parents, Caleb Gabay and Maud Sutherland in Above Rocks, Jamaica. Herman first moved to Canada in 1969 and met his wife Mary Carole (nee Benoit) in 1974. They recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Herman is survived by Carole, Rodney, Danielle, Paul, Richard, Denise, Dawn, Robert, brothers Johnny and Lloyd and many close loved ones.
elevated b8ZZI Herman enjoyed following hockey, baseball and basketball. He gravitated to sports when he first moved to Canada and rarely missed watching Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays games. Herman had an ear for music. He could pick up a guitar or piano and play short melodies with ease.
elevated b8ZZI Herman was a compassionate, generous and disciplined man. He loved his family and tried his best to help loved ones whenever possible. He could appear quiet and to himself, but when he spoke he was funny and always made people laugh. Although he lived a long life, he has left us all far too soon. His smile will be deeply missed.
elevated b8ZZI Service Details
Visitation and service will be held on Monday, June 29th, 2020.
elevated b8ZZI Due to Covid – 19 the funeral attendance is limited. The family will be sending out a link to family and close friends to RSVP.
elevated b8ZZI Friends and relatives may watch a live-stream of the funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020. Click here to watch the Funeral Mass.
elevated b8ZZI As expressions of sympathy floral tributes may be delivered to the family home. Please contact the family for more information.
elevated b8ZZI Donations
Donations may be made in Herman’s memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada