Wade Gatecliff

Gatecliff- Tragically but peacefully in Niagara Falls on Thursday December 5, 2019. Wade Barclay Gatecliff age 29 years of Sarnia. Much loved son of Doug (Lori) Gatecliff and Caroline Gatecliff (Glen Ritchie). Loving brother of Troy Gatecliff and Jesssica Gatecliff (Adam Vanhoogenhuize. Dear grandson of Ralph Westman and Barbara Westman. Wade was a special nephew to Cecil Gatecliff, Tracy Phalen (Tim), Rob Gatecliff, Scott Westman (Brenda Quackenbush), Janice Silver (Glen), Marilyn VandeBorne (Peter) and Sharon Filippi (Tim). Numerous cousins and many friends also survive. Wade loved all his family and friends but his favorite place in the world to spend time was at the farm with his aunt Marilyn, uncle Peter and his cousin Scott. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Cecil and Mary Gatecliff and Harvey Ratz. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Wade’s life will be held at the Navy Club 1420 Lougar Ave. Sarnia on the day after what would have been his 30th birthday- February 15, 2020 from 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Sarnia and district Humane Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.

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A Celebration of Life will be held at The Navy Club 1420 Lougar Ave, Sarnia on February 15, 2020 from 2-6 p.m.

18 thoughts on “Wade Gatecliff”

  1. My heart breaks. Doug and Lori and Troy and Jessi my sincere condolences to you all. No words can express. Love will never be forgotten. God Bless.

  2. Marcie & Al Weninger

    Doug and Lori – our deepest condolences on the loss of your dear son. No parent should ever have to bury a child. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family.

  3. Diane and Cam Burke

    Our thoughts and love are with you and your family. To lose a child is tearing a part of your heart away. Keep Wade and all his memories in your heart and soul. Hugs and kisses to you, Take Care! 🧡🧡🧡 Cam and Diane

  4. Dave & Sandra Gatti

    Dear Doug and Lori

    We extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to both of your family at this incredibly sad time. Please know that we are thinking of you and that you are in our prayers.

    Dave & Sandra Gatti

  5. Bert and Sue Hyatt

    So very sorry for the loss of your son, brother. He was around the same age as our son(s). So sorry to read. Sending our sincere condolences and big hugs. May you find comfort in the memories you have. Take care.

  6. Ron and Laura Meredith

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Wade. Our hearts are breaking for you all. We hope you find comfort in your memories. Our prayers are with you.
    Hoppy and Laura

  7. Kevin & Paula Hoskin

    Gator & Lori, Caroline & Glen, Troy & Jessica, and the rest of your family,

    No words can convey our sorrow for the tragic loss of Wade.
    He's up there with Grandma Mary. We are thinking of each and every one of you.
    Take care,

    Kevin & Paula Hoskin

  8. Doug,
    We were all shocked and extremely saddened to hear this news. I am so sorry for your loss and can't think of anything worse than the loss of a child. All of the parents here are especially feeling your pain and many tears have been shed. Just wanted to let you know that we are all thinking of you and your family.

  9. We are very saddened to hear of the losss of your Son Wade.

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies.

    Ev & Penny Rivait

  10. Deepest Sympathy
    Sincere Condolences

    Sending our Love via a donation made to Sarnia Humane Society

    You are in our Thoughts and Prayers – Darryl,Sheila,Derek, Matt, Stacey Butler & Families

  11. Judy and Mike Hanki

    Truly heartbreaking. Our condolences to you Carolyn, as well as to Scott and the rest of the family at this very sad time.

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