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 Maisie Loretta “Mamie” <I>Webster</I> Gatti

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Maisie Loretta “Mamie” Webster Gatti

  • Birth 27 May 1932 New Brunswick, Canada
  • Death 27 Jul 2010 Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Burial Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Memorial ID 70059436

Maisie Loretta "Mamie" Gatti. 78, Truro, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, July 27, 2010, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro.

Born May 27, 1932, in Saint John, New Brunswick, she was raised in the loving home of the late Gordon Peppard and Myrtle "Myrt" (Cox) Webster.

Mamie attended Saint James United Church, Great Village, where she was a past member of the UCW and was also a proud life member of Cavell Rebekah Lodge No. 72, Great Village.

Many will remember Mamie as the friendly waitress and bartender at The Palliser, Glengarry Best Western and Keddy's.

A loving and loyal woman, Mamie embraced each one of her friends, children and grandchildren and strengthened that bond with the time she spent caring for her grandchildren and also spending much quality time at the cottage in Five Houses with all her family.

Grammie made the best "love sandwiches" - those sandwiches made with the crusts cut off and a pickle and piece of cheese held on with a toothpick.

Teaching them her values of being graceful, honest and determined, she was proud of each one of them and all their achievements. If, by chance, you faltered, Mamie would quickly remind you that "You were brought up better than that!"

She loved animals and had a soft spot in her heart for her babies, Lily and Chico.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Rowe, Dr. Henderson, Hospice nurses Lisa Wilson and Ann McKim and the nurses and staff of 4 South and 4 East, Colchester Regional Hospital for their loving and compassionate care.

Mamie is survived by her children, Steven Gatti (Cyndy Ellis), Great Village; Margo (Keith) Woods, Halifax; Susan "Sue" (Stephen) Karrel, Great Village; Jamie (Cynthia) Gatti, Fall River; grandchildren, Shelby Gatti, Annette Woods, Mamie-Jane Karrel, David Karrel (Sarah Coleman), Sarah (David) Gatti-Yorke, Lisa Gatti; great granddaughter, Kenzie Mae Yorke.

Mamie was predeceased by her husband, James Harry Gatti.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Mamie's family will receive friends from 2-4, 7-9 p.m., Thursday, July 29, 2010.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, July 30, 2010, in Saint James United Church, 47 Great Village Lornevale Road, Great Village. Reception will follow.

Interment in Mahon Cemetery, Great Village.

Flowers or donations in Mamie's memory to Canadian Cancer Society are welcomed.

Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting the "Guest Book" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com
-- Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home

Note: Her foster father was Gordon A. Peppard


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  • Created by: Martin Weybright
  • Added: 19 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70059436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maisie Loretta “Mamie” Webster Gatti (27 May 1932–27 Jul 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70059436, citing Mahon Cemetery, Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Martin Weybright (contributor 47169053) .