It is with heavy hearts to announce the passing of Audrey on August 18th 2019. She was at peace, pain free and with her loving family.
Pre-deceased by her father and mother Bill and Bella Skomoroski, Rebecca Muswagon her foster mother-in-law and her husband Louis.
She is survived by her loving husband Gordie Crate, her daughter Carey-Anne Wright (Kenneth), sisters Marlene Stoltz (Doug), Valarie Rehel, Gloria Adamson, Judy Lamothe (Ray), Gladys Charbonneau (Claude) and brothers Les Skomoroski (Rita) and Larry Skomoroski.
She is also survived by her stepchildren Cassy Crate (Tina), Jolene Throop (Robert), Desiree Balfour (Les), Dana Gamblin, Tyson Crate, Natora Crate and Kristie Crate.
Audrey was born in Red Lake, Ontario but spent most of her life in Lynn Lake and Thompson, Manitoba.
Her life was wonderful, singing with her talented husband Gord and filling their days with music, laughter and family.
Audrey was very proud of her daughter Carey-Anne’s accomplishments and the woman she has become. She was also proud of her grandchildren Jordan Lindsay (Jaclyn), Tanner Nowlin and Keanna Nowlin.
Her best friend/sister Marlene was always by her side and brought joy to her life daily.
She had a very special place in her heart for her nieces Stefanie Sandy-Skorpata, Sonya Power and nephew Robert Power (Rachel).
Audrey’s career was at Child and Family Services. She felt the staff was an extension of her family and was so proud to help the children that needed her.
A celebration of life will be held on August 31st 2019 at her home at 44 Partridge Cres, Thompson MB at 2pm until 4pm with a eulogy at 3pm.
In lieu of flowers, Audrey asks for a donation to Cancer Care at Thompson General Hospital.
A special thank-you to all the nurses and staff at the Thompson Hospital for their care.