May 29, 1941 – September 4, 2020
Gertrude (Gertie) Lee Lapinsky (Romberg) of Abbotsford, British Columbia was called home on September 4, 2020. Gertiewas born on May 29, 1941 in Sumas,WA.
Gertie attended NooksackValley High School and lived in Sumas until she married the love of her life, Lyle Lapinsky, in 1959. They raised their five children in Surrey and Abbotsford, B.C. Gertie worked for MSA Hospital for more than 20 years before retiring. Gertie took great pride in her family and was a devoted mother and grandmother.
Gertie is predeceased by her husband (Lyle), parents (Ralph and Dorothy Romberg), and brothers (Bud and John Romberg). Gertie is survived by her children Debbie Dosmann (Tom), Todd Lapinsky (Elsie), Tamara Ritchie (Jeff), Leon Lapinsky (Kelly), and Lance Lapinsky (Carly). Gertie is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, and 4 siblings (Margie Weimer, Judy White, Dorothy Womack, and Dwayne Romberg).
Gertie will be greatly missed by her family,but we take comfort in knowing that she is reunited with her Lyle. Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be held at a later date as restrictions allow.Obituary
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