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Kieleigh Brianne Gavin-Galbraith, daughter of Kristine Gavin (Roger Autio) and Ian Galbraith (Becky), our so overwhelmingly loved little girl, our monkey, at the too young age of five years old, doing what she loved, was suddenly taken away from us to a special place to dance and sing for her Momma’s birthday on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.

Big sister to Angus Galbraith and little step-sister of Alexis Autio; and cherished granddaughter of Heather (Boyd) and Brian Gavin, and Patricia Galbraith (late Malcom).

She was the step-granddaughter of Vivienne Autio (late Roger), Roberta and Randy Napierkoski, and Dennis and Bernadette Clement-Socchia; great-granddaughter of Nannie Ethel Boyd (late Sam) and the late Emmy and Fred Gavin; and God-daughter of Melissa Wierzbicki and Todd Maltman.

Special niece to Valarie and Bob Daly (Sarnia), Melanie and Dennis Niittynen (Thunder Bay), Debbie and Sonny Helmink (Terrace Bay), Samuel and Louise Boyd (Temiscaming), Ted and Vicky Gavin (Pickering), Carol (Gavin) and Ron Henry (Winnipeg), Pam and Gordon Loeppky (Kitchener), and the late Dean Galbraith; and step-niece of Tammy (Autio) and Sergio Bernardo, and Tracy Lariviere (Matt Recker).

Treasured great-niece of Norma (Galbraith) and Bobby Essex and Mary Grace (Galbraith) and Roland Micket, Raymond Galbraith (Ottawa), and Mae (Galbraith) MacNeil (St. Catharines); and great-great-niece of Astrid and Walter Sobkowicz (Fort Frances), Mary Gavin (Emo), and Cal and Phyllis Gavin (Thunder Bay).

Treasured friend of Taya and her S.K. class at Kiwedin School; missed by many cousins in Canada and Northern Ireland; and adopted daughter of many of our friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 from 6-9 p.m. at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.

A service will be held Friday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. in the chapel, with Mrs. Helen Smith officiating.

Donations may be made to the Group Health Centre Trust Fund.

We will forever take care of “Waddles.”

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