Gail Marie Doubinin (nee: Little)

Gail Marie Doubinin (nee: Little)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing on November 20, 2014 at the Crowsnest Pass Health Care Centre of Gail Marie Doubinin (nee: Little) of Coleman, Alberta. She celebrated 68 years of life.

Gail was born on May 3, 1946 in Natel, BC to parents Sydney and Sheila Little. Always cherishing her independence and the splendors of nature, she enjoyed visiting national parks, walks in the woods and the simple blessings of her life.

Gail blossomed into a lovely and hard working young lady with a talent for hairdressing. She married and raised two precious daughters whom she loved with her whole heart. Gail parted ways with her husbands preferring to live independently and maintain a simpler way of life. She loved to knit and crochet, solve jigsaw puzzles, watch rodeo and travel the roadways frequenting every park along the way. She also was a huge fan of Elvis and the Montreal Canadians hockey team and collected miniature glasses and Coca-Cola souvenirs from around the world. Her greatest collection was the friends she made with her selfless and generous heart. Gail would never impose on anyone except to let us know that life is to be lived and to enjoy each precious moment. May she always be remembered with love and admired by all.

Gail leaves to mourn her devoted family: her daughters, Nicole (Robert Prevost) Coutts of Chilliwack, BC and Nadine Doubinin of Calgary, AB; her grandchildren, Jesse (Brianna Byrnes) Coutts and Dylan Coutts; her mother, Sheila Helen Little of Sparwood, BC; her siblings, Joan (Larry) Halverson of Sparwood, BC and Brian (Jeannine) Little of Calgary, AB; her nieces, Tara (Sheldon) Richard, Leslie Starkey, Troy (Holly) Halverson, Aimee Little, Angie Fedorwick and Ken (Elita) Anderson; and her extended family as well as the many friends she made throughout her lifetime. She was predeceased by her father, Sydney Little.

A Celebration of Life honouring Gail’s memory will be held at Fantin’s Funeral Chapel in Blairmore, AB (13461-20th Ave) on December 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm, 2014 with a reception to follow. Donations in memory of the late Gail Doubinin may be made to the Coca-Cola Polar Bear Fund (

Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements. (403) 562-8555.

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