Gurdial Kaur Plaha

Gurdial Kaur Plaha, age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones in Calgary, AB Canada on Friday May 21st, 2021.

Gurdial was born on October 3, 1936 in Shankar, Punjab, India. She came to Edmonton, Alberta Canada with her family in 1991 and had lived in Calgary since 2002.

Gurdial was preceded in death by her late husband, Harbhajan Singh Plaha and her parents Pitaji Swaran Singh Virdi and Mataji Parkash Kaur Virdi.

She is survived by her brother, Surinder Singh Virdi, and her children mentioned with their families as follows: daughter Arvinder Kaur and her husband Jaswinder Singh Notta, daughter Jagwinder Kaur, daughter Tarwinder Kaur and her husband Gurinder Singh Sohanpal, son Arundeep Singh Plaha and his wife Gurpreet Arun Plaha, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Gurdial was loved by her family across the world, including her niece Harpinder Kaur and her husband Avtar Singh Kenth.

A Private Funeral Service will be held at COUNTRY HILLS CREMATORIUM & FUNERAL SERVICES, 11995 – 16 Street NE on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so between 12:00 pm and 12:45 pm.

Due to the pandemic protocol, a maximum of 10 people are allowed in the building at a time. Masks and social distancing are mandatory.

To view a live stream of Mrs. Plaha’s Service please follow the link:

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7 Obituaries

  1. Sarbjit Singh Devgan

    “Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.”
    “Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
    “I wish you and family healing and peace.”

    • manjeet singh padam (tinka)

      meri pyari mami gi wahe guru ji de carna wich niwas mele memories te bhoot par mere bachpan toon hun tak menu apne bache wangu samjeha mere bachpande oh may june de months ohna kol hi beetde c main ohna koloon bhoot sikhaya te mere parwar valoon dimpy seema rozy te doly nu wahe guru ji bal bakshan ssa

      • Devgan Family

        I am praying for you during your time of loss

        • Manjinder singh

          Rest In peace We miss you our greatest sister we love you forever

          • Paramjeet Kaur (Pummy)

            Remembering the wonderful and gentle soul of beloved mami ji will forever remain in our hearts. May she rest in peace! Waheguru ji apni charna vich sharan den..?? I offer my heartfelt condolences to the family and to my cosuins. Waheguru ji family nhi shakti dein ??

            • Chandni

              Hello didi , very sorry to hear about Taiji . The big loss to our family. May Taiji RIP?. we have very Fond memories of her. We will miss her always.????

              • Bindu

                She was my teacher ,
                I always called her madam . Madam you was my soulmate. I love you ? beyond words . No one can tell or understand our relationship , Uncle ,you and I could only understand our relationship and love for each other. You was my everything and you wil be my everything. Since my childhood I wanted to be like you and still I do….full of grace,kind ,loving, no drama, no hate for anyone,no grudges and always smiling . I know I may not become exactly like you soooo pure but I will keep trying . Love you till we meet again. I love you beyond description ?.

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