Gladys Ellen Mah (nee Elaschuk)
February 23,1946 – November 3, 2021
Gladys was born in Calder, Saskatchewan to her parents George, and Mary. Gladys was the fourth born out of eight children. She loved singing and was accomplished at playing the organ and guitar. She could learn a song by ear. As a kid she would sing Patsy Cline at amateur hour on a Yorkton radio station.
Gladys met the love of her life husband Vernon in Moose Jaw in 1965 while working at the International Café and the two were married on July 23, 1966. She worked at various places throughout her life, Bamboo Inn, Neonex, United Mobile Homes and finally retired after 29 years at Canada Post as a sorter.
Gladys was a prize bowler with the North hill bowling league while she was working at Neonex. She loved cooking and baking and was a master at cooking Chinese and Italian cuisine. They travelled to Reno, Las Vegas, Sault Lake City and spent their 50th anniversary in Kalispell, Montana. She enjoyed playing Kinsmen TV Bingo back in the day. Her favorite place to play was at Thorncliff Community Center.
In 2014 she was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She fought this incurable disease like a warrior. Sadly, as news came of her sister Kathy’s passing, she was admitted into the Peter Lougheed Hospital where she passed away peacefully with her husband Vernon by her side.
She is survived by her husband Vern, sister Audrey, numerous nieces, and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents George and Mary, sisters Dolina Linda, Pearl Joyce, Georgina and Kathy, brothers Nicky and Sandy, nephew Bob.
In liew of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.