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Light of step and heart was she

In loving memory

In memory of

Fifina Gailey

29 Apr 1933 - 22 Oct 2016

Light of step and heart was she

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Desmond Gailey

Total raised

£855.00 +£150.00 Gift Aid

Story

Fifina Gailey Alburquerque falleció tranquilamente, el 22 octubre 2016, tras vivir varios años valientemente con cáncer, rodeada de su querido marido Desmond, sus hijos Helen y Paul. Ella iluminaba el aire al su alrededor con vitalidad y efervescencia, y será echada de menos por sus cinco nietos, su gran familia en España, sus ex-estudiantes, sus amigas de clases de baile y pintura, y todos aquellos que tuvieron el placer de conocerla.
Era la alegría de la familia. Conocida como Lala por sus nietos, no quería flores, sino que cada donación fuese para avanzar la ayuda en el tratamiento de cáncer.
Toda información: gailey.es/fifina

Fifina Gailey, died peacefully, after many years living valiantly with cancer, on Saturday 22 Oct 2016 surrounded by her beloved husband Desmond, and her children Helen and Paul. She was one who lit up the air around her with vitality and effervescence and will be greatly missed by her five grandchildren, her large family in Spain, her ex-students, her painting and dancing friends, and all those who had the joy of meeting her.
She was the alegria of the family. Lala, as she was known to her grandchildren, did not want flowers but wished that all tributes be given to help cure cancer.
All information at gailey.es/fifina

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Desmond Gailey

2017-01-09T22:48:19+00:00

£220.00

+£55.00 Gift Aid

Thank you all for your donations in Fifina's memory.
She would have been delighted to have known we contributed so much to better future treatments

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Moira Lowndes

2016-11-25T00:17:54+00:00

£25.00

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Maureen Fitton

2016-11-10T21:07:30+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
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Denise Lacey

2016-11-08T16:26:08+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
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Monday Art Group

2016-11-07T16:11:34+00:00

£50.00

With fond memories from Fifina's art friends at the Harrow U3A Monday art class. We will miss your smile and kindness.

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Araliya De Silva

2016-11-06T15:15:05+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid

Fifina, a loving mother and grandmother that we had the chance to see throughout the years. Deepest sympathy, Nana and family.

Total raised£855.00

Online£855.00

Offline£0.00

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Story

Fifina Gailey Alburquerque falleció tranquilamente, el 22 octubre 2016, tras vivir varios años valientemente con cáncer, rodeada de su querido marido Desmond, sus hijos Helen y Paul. Ella iluminaba el aire al su alrededor con vitalidad y efervescencia, y será echada de menos por sus cinco nietos, su gran familia en España, sus ex-estudiantes, sus amigas de clases de baile y pintura, y todos aquellos que tuvieron el placer de conocerla.
Era la alegría de la familia. Conocida como Lala por sus nietos, no quería flores, sino que cada donación fuese para avanzar la ayuda en el tratamiento de cáncer.
Toda información: gailey.es/fifina

Fifina Gailey, died peacefully, after many years living valiantly with cancer, on Saturday 22 Oct 2016 surrounded by her beloved husband Desmond, and her children Helen and Paul. She was one who lit up the air around her with vitality and effervescence and will be greatly missed by her five grandchildren, her large family in Spain, her ex-students, her painting and dancing friends, and all those who had the joy of meeting her.
She was the alegria of the family. Lala, as she was known to her grandchildren, did not want flowers but wished that all tributes be given to help cure cancer.
All information at gailey.es/fifina

Cancer Research UK supports research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses.
Please donate today and help to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Donating through this page is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with Cancer Research UK.
If you are a UK taxpayer the value of your donation can increase by 25% under the Gift Aid scheme – at no additional cost to you. Please tick the Gift Aid box when you donate.

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