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Ngoc Gadd (Tran)

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Ngoc Gadd (Tran)

November 26, 1974 - June 1, 2022

Born November 26, 1974 in Cau Ke, Mekong Region - Vietnam, died June 1st, 2022.

Ngoc, the loving wife of Bill Gadd, passed away in Northumberland Hills Hospital after a lengthy 43 days stay in palliative care from a 2.5 years struggle with Ovarian Cancer.

She will be dearly missed by her Vietnam Friends and Family Members – Daughter of Dieu and Cuc Tran, Sister to Dao, Son, Thach, Phuong, Hai and their partners and many nieces and nephews.

Loving Stepmother to April Gadd (Brett), Bria Gadd, Adam Gadd (Gail), Grandchildren - Niall, Henry, Ray, Tessa, James and Luke, Daughter-in-Law of the late Audrey and Bill Gadd, Sister-in-Law to late John Gadd (Vicky), Steve Gadd (Faithe), Rick Gadd (Jan) and Paul Gadd (Diane).

A real heartbreaker seeing such a young woman taken from us so early in her years. Everyone who knew Ngoc or by “Rose” would state she was the warmest, kindest, loyal and hard working person they had the pleasure of knowing. Ngoc and Bill were together 17 years having met in Vietnam. Neither spoke each other’s language for a long time, till Ngoc attended 2 years in English Language Training School in Vietnam and Bill brushed up on his Vietnamese. Thus the magic of 2 souls coming together.

Ngoc worked at Nice One Nails and was the most generous person having dedicated all her earnings over the years to helping her parents, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and those most unfortunate in Vietnam to manage the difficulties in their lives. She won the hearts easily with all the Gadd Family who adored her.

Ngoc will return to her home in Cau Ke, Vietnam where a Celebration of Life in Buddhist fashion will be undertaken with the countless friends and family members who have dearly loved her and missed her.

So much thanks needs to go to countless health supporters on Ngoc’s behalf ... Dr. Mueller, Dr. Smerdon, Dr. A. Stratford, Dr. Dersnah, the Palliative Care Nurses, - Janet, Colleen, Karen, and Colin.

A special thanks to April and Bria Gadd who lovingly supported Ngoc and their Father over the many years right up till the time of death. So much support was also provided over the years to both Ngoc and Bill from friends David and Juan McCaig, Jim Berg, Ross and Kim Murray.

If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital– Palliative Care Unit.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Emily Donville - July 3, 2022

Bill, I was so deeply sorry to learn of Ngoc's passing and of your loss. Ngoc's warmth and kindness transformed the Cobourg LINC class during the time she studied with us. She brought a quiet and effortless feeling of friendship and connection to our diverse group and made everyone's days sweeter and brighter. May she rest in peace and love. My deep and sincere sympathies are with you and the family you shared here and in Vietnam. May your beautiful memories of her help sustain you through this profound loss.

Bob Samson and Cheryl Bezanson - June 28, 2022

Bill our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your lovely wife Ngoc. May your fond memories of joyous times with Ngoc bring you solace during this difficult time. We will always see her in her fishing boat, hat upon her head as we look out onto the lake. Keeping you in our thoughts.

Connie Murray - June 25, 2022

I didn't get the chance to meet Ngoc. I so hoped she would be able to make it to the Gaspé Coast. I heard so many beautiful words on her behalf and would surely have been blessed to meet her. My most sincere condolances go out to you Bill, your family and her's. May she rest in eternal peace. And may the Lord give you all solace in the loving memories you have in each of your hearts. 😔

Susan McCaig-Campbell - June 13, 2022

Bill, Please know our loving sympathy and heartfelt condolences are being sent to you and all your family, as you grieve the loss of your lovely wife, Ngoc, from our family and friends, Susan and Bobby

Joy Patriquin - June 10, 2022

Bill, so sorry to hear for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.

Carm &Mayerling Goodrich - June 6, 2022

My condolences to the family on the passing .Ngoc 's kind soul will never be forgotten

Jeanette and Jim Puddy - June 6, 2022

Bill our hearts ache for you and family Ngoc was certainly a beautiful soul Many times Jeanette would talk to her and always said she was so pleasant and kind We are here for you always! Remember so many good times with you also Jim Jeanette and family

Mavis Hebb and Bruce Lamb - June 6, 2022

We were so sorry to hear of Ngoc’s passing. So young! Our deepest condolences to Bill and Family

Phil and Carolyn Evenson - June 6, 2022

Dear Bill -we are so saddened to learn that Ngoc has lost her difficult battle. Every time we saw her she had a big smile on her face and brought so much joy to your family. May your 17 years of great memories sustain you as you once again navigate the pain of a great loss! Our thoughts are with you. Carolyn and Phil

Catherine Irwin - June 6, 2022

Bill and Family So very shocked and saddened by the passing of Ngoc. Knowing you Bill for many years, we offer our deepest condolences to you and yours. Way too early for Ngoc to go. It was So amazing and wonderful to meet you both at the airport in Hanoi Vietnam....what are the chances? So glad we did. First time to meet Ngoc and she was full of smiles and wonderful energy. May she rest in peace. We are so sorry. Love Catherine, Tim and Family

Rick and Jan Gadd, Peter, Lydon Gadd, Kim, Darryl Hodgkins - June 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Don and Mary Jones - June 6, 2022

Bill and family… we are so sorry to read of Ngoc’s passing. Although we never met her she truly was a blessing in your lives. May she Rest In Peace.

Rachel and Lee Randall - June 6, 2022

We were so lucky to have such a beautiful woman come into our family's lives. Ngoc was such a warm and loving person, she had a smile that was contagious and an embrace so warm. My heart breaks for everyone that had the honour of having met her. Our thoughts are with you Uncle Bill at this difficult time.

Rachel and Lee Randall - June 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Rachel and Lee Randall - June 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Terry and Judith Noyes - June 6, 2022

We are so saddened by the news of your loss ,our condolences and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time.

Pham Thi Lan - June 5, 2022

Very sorry to hear your loss. It was my pleasure to enjoy the memories of you & Ms. Ngoc in my home town. Believing that she Rest In Peace. Ms. Lan from Vietnam B2B Driect.

Paul Gadd - June 5, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Bill & Wendy McAllister - June 5, 2022

Bill and families, We are so sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences, Our thoughts are with you through this very difficult time.

Anna - June 5, 2022

I’m so sorry and feel sadness when I know about it. I love her so much. Ms.Ngoc is a wonderful person in my heart, I love her smile and kindness. I’m so sorry because I couldn’t meet her in person in the end of her life. But I know she will come to a best place in the heaven that the God will protect her soul. From the deep of my hear, I would like to send in my condolences to her family, especially her husband Bill. I hope I can share painful loss with you Bill, I hope you can overcome this terrible time. Because I’m sure your wife Ms.Ngoc love you so much and she want you to become a happy person even she don’t besides you.

Darryl Hodgkins - June 5, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Milton Hagler - June 4, 2022

For many years I have known Bill and Ngoc and visited them everytime Bill was in Ho Chi Minh City where I have been living for nearly 24 years. Ngoc was always a joy to be with and she was the sweetest most kind person with an expansive heart. Despite the language barrier, Bill and Ngoc found ways to communicate and were a shining beacon of compassion and caring, truly representing the best of us. I cannot imagine the sadness and sorrow Bill is experiencing not having his partner by his side any longer. My condolences to Ngoc's family who have to endure such a terrible time and pain. Ngoc will be missed and always in our thoughts. Rest in peace my friend. Milton & Leo Ho Chi Minh City

Thu Pham - June 4, 2022

Bye bye Chi Ngoc! Even I’ve never met her but reading book with her every week and talked with her. I can feel She is a very nice lady. I’d Like sending condolence to Ms Ngoc’ family. From Thu Pham

Yen Le - June 4, 2022

Chào em Ngọc! Giờ này chắc em đang ở một nơi nào đó trong vũ trụ này . Nơi em đến sẽ bình an và không còn đau đơn về thể xác nữa . Mọi sự đều là hảo sự . Chị và các bạn vẫn mãi nhớ giọng nói và nụ cười của em . Condolence to the family !

Michelle and Allen Shum - June 4, 2022

It is my pleasure to get to know Ngọc, a humble lady and always put people first. Those moments that I learned how to cook from her, we talked and ate some Vietnamese dishes. The moment as I remembered one morning she came out and was humming some songs in the kitchen - those moments will stay forever. She told me she is lucky to be loved by Bill and have had such wonderful family. Just so you know our latest conversation is about Ngọc, feeling grateful to the life she has. Sending with our deepest sympathy to your loss From Michelle and Allen Shum

Dũng Thũy Alex Daniel - June 4, 2022

Thinking of you Bill, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain. Words can’t describe how sorry I am for your loss of Ngọc. The loss of Ngọc is felt by many. Memories of Ngọc’s wonderful personality and many contributions be celebrated by all. Ngọc will always in our hearts and great memories. Bill if you ever need anything then just call me anytime.

Trinh Le Trinh - June 4, 2022

I am so sad when hearing about Ms. Ngoc, I believe that she has gone to a beautiful place with God warding, she is always in our heart. Rest in peace. Ms. Trinh from Vietnam B2B Direct.

Le Thi Thuy Duong - June 4, 2022

An painful news to all of us who know how nice Ms. Ngoc is. She is really a beautiful, kind and lovely woman I will never forget. From the deep of my heart, I would like to send the condolences to Ms. Ngoc family whom lost an important person in life. Believing that God will pick her up to the heaven with all of nice things she made for this world. Ms. Duong from Vietnam B2B Direct

Kim Murray - June 3, 2022

Bill, Although we have been following the status of Ngoc being unwell in the last couple of years. I still can’t believe the bitter truth that she has passed. All the memories of us has come back so lively to us. Ross was in tears when he told me the news, and so was I. Ngoc will be very much missed. She is a beautiful lady with a sweet heart. Now that she is free from pain, we pray that she rests in peace. Hope you stay strong and well during this difficult time. Lots of Love, Ross & Kim

Thy Duong - June 3, 2022

Rest In peace chị!!!We always remember &love you!

Constance Mealing - June 3, 2022

Bill I am very sorry to hear this sad news. I remember your telling Ralph and I about this lovely lady.

Barbara Ellen Bull - June 3, 2022

Our heart felt condolences to your whole family. Kelly and Barb Bull

Brendan McKenna - June 3, 2022

Bill, I am in shock after receiving your email about Ngoc’s passing, I am so sorry. Please know that you and Ngoc’s families will be in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. May she Rest In Peace. Brendan

Hoang Thi Thuy Hang - June 3, 2022

I am so sorry for your sorrow and loss. Ms. Ngoc was so loved and kind to everybody who knew her. She was a wonderful and responsible daughter and sister in her family. And I believe she will be missed by so many people. May Ms. Ngoc's soul rest in peace! Our sympathies to you and your family! Ms. Hang from Vietnam B2B Direct

Robert and Susan Clement - June 3, 2022

Very sorry to see that your wife Ngoc has died. I have known you for a long time and will pray for you and your family at this sad time. Both Susan and I have had cancer take our spouses at a young age. Cherish the years you have had and I know you will stay strong.Bob and Susan.

LeeAnn Jones - June 3, 2022

Bill I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you.