Pauline Adeline Gilkin

Apr 18, 2017
Pauline, named Gwankee

after her great grandmother,

passed away peacefully at

Haida Gwaii Hospital on

April 18, 2017 at the age

of 90. Pauline was born in

Skidegate on February 27,

1927. She spent her early

years in Skidegate and later

years in Nanaimo, Campbell

River as well as Skidegate.

She spent the last year of

her life in long term care in

Skidegate close to her family and many friends.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert Gilkin,

parents, Albert and Elizabeth Jones, sisters Alberta and

Mildred, brothers Vernon and Clifford, and son Thomas.

She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Crosby and

Denise Assu, grandchildren Cathy, Erika, Kristy, Lesley,

Cody and Theo and great grandchildren Vanessa,

Dawson, Daala and Ryder.

Thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Haida

Gwaii Hospital for the support that they provided to her.

We will miss your love of life and passion for family,

friends and beautiful Haida Gwaii.

A celebration of Pauline’s life was held in Skidegate on

April 22, 2017.


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