Gail Boulay

Obituary of Gail Boulay

BOULAY, Gilberte "Gail" (nee Payeur)

passed away with her sons by her side on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Erie Shores Hospice at 76 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Denis (2011). Loving Maman of Real (Jill), Gilles (Michelle) and Andre (Nichole). Adored Grand Maman of Sophie, Parker, Millie, Tegan and Zoe and step Maman to Carly, Kassia and Gabriel. Gail's heart and some of her fond memories remain in her hometown of Hearst in northern Ontario where many of her family still live. She is survived by her siblings, Jeannine, Jean-Claude, Madeleine and predeceased by her siblings Jean-Paul,Lucien, Roger and Denis.

Her favourite activity was trying to win at bingo and she also enjoyed playing cards with friends at Essex Retirees and the gang at her home, Residence Richelieu. Her grandchildren were her biggest treasure and her times spent with them were her favourite times. She will forever be remembered for always be willing to help within her French community and her feisty disposition. Due to Covid restrictions, a service to celebrate Gail's life will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex. If desired, memorial donations made to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at