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Members of the Gouldthorpe Family

Grace’s belated 80th birthday party

Grace celebrated her 80th birthday on December 16, 2016.  Nephew Huw and his wife Pam organized a surprise party for her.  With all the invitations done, arrangements made and supplies obtained, it sadly had to be cancelled at the last … Continue reading

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On Reaching 80

Note: To enlarge a picture, simply click on it.  To return to the former view, click on the back button. January 12, 2015 I moved, smoothly I think, out of the eighth and into the ninth decade of my life. … Continue reading

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Evan’s Gift

Our great nephew Evan has beautiful hair.  It is dark, thick and curly. Some months ago Evan learned that good quality human hair is a valuable commodity.  There are people, adults and children, who are diagnosed with cancer and have … Continue reading

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Family Grads 2011

This year in our family we had one high school grad and two who “graduated” from one phase of their education to the next.  Let me introduce them to you. Lucas graduated from the Mennonite Educational Institute, a private, Christian … Continue reading

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Meet two young musicians in the family

We want to introduce to you two young members of the family who have been piano students of Grace for the last 4-5 years.  Meghan, our great niece, is the daughter of our nephew Huw and his wife Pam.  Huw’s … Continue reading

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Huw and Pam Franklin’s 25th Wedding Anniversary

On July 6th 2010, Huw (our nephew) and his wife Pam celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary. Huw, the son of my late brother Calvin and his wife Beryl, immigrated to Canada in December 1984.  He arrived on a Friday and I … Continue reading

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