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Rhona Grace Gilkey

Rhona Gilkey 031319 onlineMay 3, 1924 – March 2, 2019 Resident of Los Altos Rhona passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of John Gilkey for 63 years. Loving mother of Leigh Joyce Gilkey and Jann Lisa Gilkey. Grandmother of Allyson Gilkey and Malcolm Myles, and sister of Joyce Smith and her family. Rhona was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Born in British Columbia she came to the states in the 1950’s and met the love of her life a fellow teacher at Edison High School in Stockton. She loved singing, antiquing and taking walks in the beautiful outdoors. She loved her family and will never be forgotten. May she continue singing up in heaven. A funeral mass was held March 8 at St. Simon Church, Los Altos. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos.

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