elevated t0N4b September 25, 1949 ~January 31, 2023
elevated t0N4b Visitation
Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6
elevated t0N4b Funeral Mass
Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 1:30 pm
Chapel of St. Joseph at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
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elevated t0N4b Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7
elevated t0N4b Obituary
Lynda Gillis-Bate passed away on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023, at Sunnybrook Hospital in her 74th year. Beloved mother to Christopher Bate, Kourtney Perkauskas, the late Sean Bate, Andrea Bate, and her partner Lianne Kula. Cherished sister to Michael Gillis, Lois Gillis, Elaine, and Robert Citter. Eldest daughter to her mother Audrey Gillis and the late John Michael Gillis. Loving Aunt to Olivia Citter, Remi, and Emerson Shen. The family would like to thank Sunnybrook Hospital and their wonderful medical healthcare team with special thanks to Dr. Kupets.
Ms. Bates was a beautiful person that me and our school will miss deeply. To her family my condolences. May she rest in peace.
Was a beautiful person that I enjoyed working with she always had a smile on her face and she left her job I will remember our conversations you will be missed my deepest condolences to your family.
Hearfelt condolences. A wonderful person has gone too soon.
May her memory be a blessing.
Lynda was a shining light whose smile and laughter would light up the room. You shall be missed Lynda.
My heart felt sympathies to the family.
My deepest condolences to the family on the passing of Lynda. May she rest in eternal peace. I’m so sorry for your loss, Chris. I am here for you.
You were a wonderfully kind woman, who truly made me feel welcome and cared for. It was a Christmas that I will never forget, and that I will always appreciate.
My prayers and sincerest condolences go out to the entire family on your sad loss.
Chris and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Peace be with you all.
Dear Andi, Lianne and Family,
My heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Mom. Cherish all the good memories. Sending big hugs.
Lynda fought a long hard battle taking all the treatments with a smile and hope u will be sadly missed we now have another angel in God’s heaven
Lynda was a beautiful person inside and out. It was such a pleasure to get to know her and have celebrations together. Celebrating our wonderful girls engagement will always be one of myself most cherished memories. Celebrating with Lynda and her family was the highlight!! She will be missed by all of us, may she rest in peace and know how much she was loved.
Our deepest sympathy to the family of the late Lynda Gillis Bate. She was a beautiful person who was always positive and saw the best in people . I’m so happy that we had you in our lives.
Lynda, rest in peace and know that your beautiful Andrea will be well taken care of!! We will miss you so much and will always think of you with love. Maureen and Ronnie Kula
My deepest sympathy to the family of the late Lynda Gillis Bate. She was truly an inspiration to everyone who knew her. She was a positive person and always saw the best in everything and everyone! She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Rest in peace Lynda ,we will miss you. Love , Maureen and Ronnie Kula
So very sorry for your loss.
Lynda was always so positive and had a wonderful personality. No matter what she was battling, she always had a smile on her face. I’ll always remember our small chats in the office. Rest in peace Lynda. You’re in our hearts and will definitely be missed.
My sincerest condolences go out to Lynda’s family. May the memories that you created with her give you peace and strength through this difficult time. I’ll always remember her smile and her zest for life. May she rest in paradise.
To Lynda’s family, please accept my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy.
RIP Lynda, your soul is now set free.
Dear Andie and family, I am so sorry for the passing of Lynda. She was beautiful, strong, and so very kind. Andie you truly fit that bill
as well. May you carry her in your heart and soul forever. Love you Carla
Elaine and family I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless and give you all strength. Rest in peace Lynda.
Offering our sincerest condolences. Lynda was a pillar of the D’Arcy McGee community and will be greatly missed by students and staff alike. May she rest in peace.
Our deepest condolences on your loss. Your lovely memories will help you through this difficult time. Lynda Rest In Peace.
Mrs. Bate was such a wonderful lady to the children at D’arcy McGee. She was a wonderful soul to my daughter from the moment she began D’arcy. She will be greatly missed.
I love you so much and will miss you.
You were always so fun and loving, you always made things work out & were such a caring person .