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Gladys SAYLOR

Gladys May Saylor (nee MacCabe) peacefully passed away on September 19, 2023, a few days prior to her 98th birthday. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frederick Saylor, as well as her brothers, Patrick MacCabe (Fran) and Bob Akers, and her son, Richard Saylor (Michele). Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Glynis, and her granddaughters, Sharon (Craig), Ashley (Chris), and Samantha (Taylor). Gladys also held a special place in the hearts of her great-grandchildren: Timothy, Emma, Thomas, William, and Ford.

Gladys, originally from England, relocated to Canada shortly after World War II as a war-bride. She tied the knot with Fred on May 21, 1944, and together, they established their residence in Ottawa. Additionally, they built a cottage near Renfrew, Ontario, on Colton Lake. Throughout her life, Gladys achieved great success as a respected real estate agent, earning herself membership in the esteemed Million Dollar Club during the 1980s. Upon retiring, she and Fred embarked on countless adventures, exploring different corners of the world. Following Fred’s passing, Gladys connected with her cherished friends Lorna, Rosemary, Bev, and Peggy during a game of bridge, and their friendship continued to thrive. The loss of Gladys will be mourned by many.

Family and friends are invited to join in a solemn gathering on October 3, 2023, at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Homes, located at 3440 Richmond Road, between Bayshore and Baseline Road. The visitation will commence at 10:00 a.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Gladys will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. To leave a message of condolence or find more information, please visit http://www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.

Gladys May Saylor (nee MacCabe) entered eternal rest on September 19, 2023, just days shy of her 98th birthday. She was preceded in death by her adored spouse, Frederick Saylor, siblings Patrick MacCabe (Fran) and Bob Akers, as well as her son, Richard Saylor (Michele). Survived by her daughter, Glynis, and granddaughters, Sharon (Craig), Ashley (Chris), and Samantha (Taylor), Gladys will always be remembered. Her great-grandchildren, Timothy, Emma, Thomas, William, and Ford held a special place in her heart.

Originally hailing from England, Gladys immigrated to Canada after World War II as a war-bride, exchanging vows with Fred on May 21, 1944. Setting up their life in Ottawa, they also built a cottage near Renfrew, Ontario, on Colton Lake. Known for her outstanding career in the real estate industry, Gladys garnered immense respect, earning a place in the esteemed Million Dollar Club during the 1980s. After retiring, she and Fred enjoyed traveling extensively, venturing across the globe. Following the loss of her beloved spouse, Gladys found solace and lifelong friendships with her bridge companions: Lorna, Rosemary, Bev, and Peggy. The void left by Gladys’ departure will be deeply felt by numerous individuals.

A memorial service will take place on October 3, 2023, at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Homes, situated at 3440 Richmond Road, between Bayshore and Baseline Road. The visitation will commence at 10:00 a.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Gladys will be laid to rest privately at Capital Memorial Gardens. Instead of floral offerings, the family kindly requests donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. To offer your condolences or gather additional details, please refer to http://www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.

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