OBITUARY

Daphne Phyllis Gibson

October 9, 1936October 14, 2019

Passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019, at Brampton Civic Hospital at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Brian Jack Gibson. Loving mother of Gavin & (Arlene), Judy, Jeanette & (Dennis). Cherished grandmother of Dan, Stacey, Alyssa, Bradley and Steven. Survived by brother Ken (Ruth) and sister Audrey (Giovanni) and an Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.

She was born in Salisbury Southern Rhodesia on October 9th, 1936 and left as a young adult to serve the Lord she loved, in the Philippines for 21 years. After she moved to Canada, she continued her work in the church including ministry in the Filipino community, which held a very special place in her heart.

Daphne will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all.

Special thanks to the entire staff of Brampton Civic Hospital for the love and support. She will be missed for her generous heart and warm smile.

Family and friends may gather at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre - 8190 Dixie Road, Brampton (North of Steeles Avenue) 905-456-8190, on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11am., at Bramalea Alliance Church, 905 Central Park Dr, Brampton, with a light reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Daphne’s memory may be made to the Regeneration Outreach Community of Brampton. Online condolences and information at www.andrewscommunityfuneralcentre.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Evening Visitation Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 18, 2019

Memories

Daphne Phyllis Gibson

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Maryann Seidel Samms

October 19, 2019

Daphne and I began our missionary life together both in Singapore at language study and then in the Philippines. I loved her from the beginning. I also love this photo of her.It speaks of all her loving ways and caring . God gave Brian and Daphne three beautiful children: Gavin, Judy and and Jeanette! My heart is with each of you during this time of sad loss for you but great gain for your mother.

Sue Ott

October 18, 2019

So sorry to hear of the passing of Daphne.
She was a gem. Such a warm heart and smile.
My life's blessed by knowing her.
May God comfort you in your loss!

Sue and Roy Ott

Richard & Kathy Konieczny

October 18, 2019

Dear Judy, Jeanette, Gavin and Family,

Please know of our love and prayers during your time of grieving the loss of your dear Mother. We loved your parents and appreciate the years that we had working along side them in OMF Canada. When we think of your parents, your dad's easy smile and frequent laughter come to mind. Your mom too always had a smile for others, and her gentle nature alongside of your dad's more boisterous, outgoing nature made a great team. A couple who honored the Lord together, loved one another deeply, and always had precious words of love for their children and grand children.
Please know that we are praying for you all as you grieve the loss of this dear lady. May the Savior give you all you need, and encourage you with His joy and hope during this difficult time.

Blessings in Him,
Richard & Kathy Konieczny, OMF Canada

Tony and Pat Schmidt

October 17, 2019

We remember with thanks to our Lord, Daphne's cheerful, loving and giving nature. When we immigrated to Canada, it was so reassuring to know that Daphne and Brian were in Canada too! Daphne had a strong faith in the Lord and was always willing to share that with others, encouraging us along on the road of Faith. In the last years, since Brian's departure to be with Jesus, life was a challenge for her, but she bravely pushed on with all that she needed to do to adjust. We will always remember her smile and voice! We thank the Lord for her great example.
In loving memory, Tony and Pat

Owen Cameron-Hayes

October 17, 2019

To Jeanette, Judy and Gavin.
My memories of your Mum always included her smile. It is the one thing that I always remember when we met at church, at a function or when passing each other by here or there. Her smile was indicative of her joy. Joy of life, joy of family and relationships and most significantly joy for her Lord and Saviour. I know you will miss her dearly, but may the knowledge of her presence with Jesus bring you peace, now and in the coming days. May your celebration of her life be one of heart felt significance. Prayers and Blessings, Owen.

G Dykema

October 17, 2019

Dear Gavin, Jeanette and Judy,
Loretta and I send our condolences to you at the passing of Daphne. She and Brian were our good friends and fellow workers in CIM-OMF - they in the Philippines and Loretta and I in Indonesia.and later on on home staff in Canada. We pray for you in all the adjustments you need to make and especially in the future for Judy - she cared for Mom these last years which was a blessing and help to Daphne. May God guide you. Our son David shared one year with Jeanette at Faith Academy! If I/we can do anything for you let me know. Our love, Gerald and Loretta Dykema

Judy Gibson

October 17, 2019

My Mama was such a sweet lady who lived with all her heart and prayed daily for so many. She leaves behind a huge whole in my heart

Veronica Omas-as

October 17, 2019

Our family is very blessed to have crossed paths with beloved Pastor Brian and Ate Daphne. Both endowed with a gentle and quiet spirit, they were like parents to us. They exuded love and kindness in all the years we were together and their lives truly manifested the attributes of Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ). Remembering Ate Daphne, she was the woman reflected in Proverbs 31:10-31 - “a woman of valor who can find, for her price is beyond pearls… Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits with the elders in the land… She opens her mouth with wisdom, and instruction of kindness is on her tongue… Her children rise and call her fortunate; also, her husband praises her… Many women have acquired wealth, but you surpass them all… Charm is false and beauty is futile; a G-d-fearing woman is to be praised… ”. We thank G-d for the time and opportunity He gave us to be with the Gibson family. Pastor Brian and Ate Daphne had shown us what it is to love G-d above anyone and anything, and to love our fellowmen as ourselves, to accept one’s lot in life and willing to die to self. Ate Daphne, may your memory be a blessing to everyone you crossed paths with; and shalom, comfort and strength to your family and loved ones, we pray.

jeanettehopper05@gmail.com Hopper

October 16, 2019

You were an amazing Mommy. I love you so much. xoxoxox

Sharron Brown

October 15, 2019

So sorry for the loss of your mother Judy. I am thinking of you and your family at this time. Please remember your mom is at peace now, think of the memories you will have forever.

FROM THE FAMILY