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Gabashvili, Irina – (1960 – 2009)
Georgian-American sportswoman
Gabashvili was born (Aug 15, 1960) in Georgia. She began a career in rhythmic gymnastics and was trained by Nelli Saladze winning the gold and bronze medals at the World Championshops in London (1979). She worked as the coach of the Malaysian gymnastic teams which won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games (1998) and then went to reside in the USA (2000) where she was employed as a coach at the Westside Gymnastics Academy in Portland, Oregon. Gabashvili was diagnosed as suffering from breast cancer and died (March 24, 2009) aged forty-eight.

Gladys Arnold has passion for local history
Long-time teacher was in 104th year
Gladys Arnold
Gladys Arnold (McCosh) beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Arnold of Ripley passed away at Trillium Court, Kincardine on Sunday, August 17, 2008, in her 104th year.
Born on March 8, 1905 in Huron Township to the late Matilda "Tillie" (Orr) and Robert McCosh, she is survived by daughter Joyce (Jim) McEwan of Kincardine, three grandsons, James (Barbara) McEwan of Etobicoke, Kenneth (Marian) McEwan of Chatham and Alexander McEwan of Calgary; five great grandchildren, Ian, Colin, Sarah, Brett and James McEwan; one niece and three nephews. Predeceased by son Gordon (1962) and two siblings, Donald McCosh and Olive Knight.
She lived most of her life in Huron and Kincardine Townships after becoming a teacher in 1924. She used these teaching and organizing skills repeatedly in teaching Sunday School and Bible Study, 4H, Women's Institute courses, Farm Forum, United Church Women, the Ripley Agricultural Society and the Ripley Happy Hearts Club.
Her greatest passion was local history and genealogy. She was a member of the Grey Bruce Genealogical Society and the Ontario Genealogical Society; also Historical Society of Bruce. She was research co-ordinator for the Bruce Branch of the Genealogical Society for over 20 years. Many people from far and wide came to her home to search through her vast resources for their "roots". She had researched the local municipal records of weddings and the census and recorded numerous local cemeteries. She wrote histories of the Cullen, Geddes, Orr and McCosh families as well as aiding in the books, Ripley the Hub of Huron 1985; and History of Ripley 1975-1992; History of St. Andrew's United Church where she was an active member as that church celebrated its centenary in 1986.
Gladys was an avid gardener, still keeping her garden into her nineties. She was honoured as Citizen of the Year in 1995.
Living over a century she saw tremendous changes in modes of transportation and communication. Her great love of the people in this community and their betterment led to a long life well lived.
Visitation was held from MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, August 19, 2008.
Funeral service was conducted from St. Andrew's United Church, Ripley on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, with Rev. Diane Dier officiating, Doris Bradley organist and Bob Rutledge soloist.
Pallbearers were grandsons James, Kenneth and Alexander McEwan, great grandson Ian McEwan, Douglas Knight and Shane Arnold.
Flower bearers were great grandchildren Colin, Sarah, Brett and James.
Interment Ripley Cemetery.
Donations to St. Andrew's United Church or charity of choice were great appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Portrait and memorial online at

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