June 11, 1941 – November 29, 2017
You are invited to attend a memorial to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Gatbonton. It will be held at Concordia University on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, including light refreshments.
Address: Concordia University Chapel, Loyola Campus, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6.
The main entrance is on Sherbrooke Street, just west of Belmore Avenue, near the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall / Vanier Library complex.
Please feel free to inform others who you believe would wish to attend the memorial.
It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of ELIZABETH GATBONTON, suddenly but peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, November 29, 2017. She is survived by her husband Norman Segalowitz, her daughters Nina and Miri; grandchildren Francis, Sierra, Nevaeh, and Ashleigh-Beth; sisters Rose, Marlyn, and Thelma, and brothers Banny, Jed, Alex, and Rally; and a large extended family. She is predeceased by her parents Rosita and Flaviano Gatbonton of the Philippines, her sister Fatima, and brothers Francis and Christopher. Beth had recently retired as a professor of Applied Linguistics from Concordia University where she had been involvedin language teaching, language-teacher training, and language revitalization projects in Canada and internationally. She will be deeply missed by family, friends, colleagues and former students around the globe