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Gail Anne Varga (Rhynold)


Gail Anne Varga (Rhynold)

Varga (Rhynold), Gail Anne Age 68, of Whitehead, Guysborough County, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Scotsburn, Pictou County, surrounded by her loved ones. She was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Dorothy (Shelburne) Brown. Gail was born and raised in Toronto. She started her working life at Bell Canada, then Network Engineering and Whitehead Consultants LTD., and Whitehead Harbour Authority. She volunteered at Three Top Fire Department, Whitehead. Gail is loved and will be missed by her family and friends and her 2 puppy dogs Roxy and Lily. She is survived by her son, Justin (Christina) Varga, Barrie Ont; grandson Owen Varga; sister, Helen Chinnery; brother, William Brown; her Rhynold family, Maureen, Lee, Jerry, Lindsay, Harvey, Wilson; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Norman Odam. Funeral service will be held Tuesday October 8, 2019 at 11am in Whitehaven Community Centre, Whitehead with Lewis MacIntosh officiating. A reception will follow the service. Burial will take place at a later date in Toronto. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to The Lodge that Gives. Gail left instructions to express her great appreciation to Maureen Rhynold, Claude Gagne, Janice Hendsbee, Donna Rhynold, and the rest of the Rhynold Family; also she wanted to thank the staff at the Canso Hospital; the staff of the Palliative care unit at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow; her niece, Annette Smits; VON of Pictou County; special in home nurses, Lee Ann, Allison and Lucy; and her Nanny from Newfoundland Bernie (Bernadine). Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin funeral home LTD., 17545 Hwy 316, Country Harbour. Online condolences may be made at

Service Date
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
Whitehaven Community Center, Whitehead

Requested Charity
The Lodge That Gives