September 11, 1964 – March 28, 2019

Gumbert (Main), Kimberley – Kim passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on March 28th, 2019, following a hard fought battle with cancer. She will be missed by her husband of 26 years, Stephen, their daughters Helena (Cameron) and Lisa (Matthew); grandchildren, Sebastian and Olivia, her brother Terry; her in-laws Kelly (Bruce Christian) and Bill (Carol Gumbert) and all of her extended family of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her many dear friends; and is predeceased by her parents Bill and Joanne (Main). Kim was always the life of the party; she was a person that always looked out for everyone, whether it was as a daycare provider, red hatter, or a member of Dundas Baptist Church. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, April 7th at 2:00 p.m. at Dundas Baptist Church (201 Governors Rd.) followed by a reception at the Hamilton Air Force Association (128 King St. E., Dundas). A special thanks to Dr. G. Kazemi and the wonderful staff of Juravinski Cancer Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Juravinski Cancer Centre Foundation or Dundas Baptist Church.

31 Messages to Gumbert, Kimberley Ann (nee Main)

  • Kathy Morton

    I had the privilege to meet Kim and her extended family & friends through her brother Terry, and I was fortunate to make numerous trips over the years to visit with her family and friends, of which I considered to be my second set of family & friends. Kim was always making sure everyone was having fun and always showed the best hospitality while staying at their home. I’ll always remember our Jamaica trip where a group of us (family & friends) enjoyed visiting, eating, sightseeing, and a whole lot of laughing—and again, Kim was making sure we all had fun and being the life of the party. I was deeply saddened to hear of her passing, but realize she is not suffering anymore and has gone to the bigger party in Heaven. We will all greatly miss her here on earth, but I know I’ll get to see her one day in Heaven and reminisce our good times once again. Love & Prayers to her family & friends.

  • Joy-Anne Coomber

    To Steve and Family,
    Please accept our deepest heartfelt condolences on the news of Kim’s passing.
    Kim smiled warmly to whomever she met.
    Kim was a very high-spirited person, living life to the fullest, who touched many peoples lives with her kindness including ours.
    Joy and Michael Coomber

  • Ernie Bodden Sr.

    Gone too soon. What a great lady. Her beautiful smile will be greatly missed on the streets of Dundas.
    Kim came running to the rescue, when my dad had a fall a few months ago. She had such a kind heart. Always so caring. She will be fondly remembered.
    Steve, Helena, Lisa, Terry, she is back in her mom and dad’s arms. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

    Ernie Bodden Sr., Jo-Ann and families

  • Carol Classen

    I was so shocked to hear of Kim’s passing. I’ve had the great pleasure of having many conversations with Kim over the years whenever she passed by our house, often with a gaggle of children. She was such a warm and thoughtful person and I always left those conversations being struck by her sincere, caring nature. Kim was a rare beauty in this world. My deepest condolences to Steve, Lisa, Helena and family.

  • Tricia Hood

    So very sad to hear of Kim’s passing. She was such a beautiful person inside and out.
    I first met Kim when she worked at Valley Charcoal all those years ago. Although I did not see Kim on a regular basis when I did she always gave a hug and asked how I was doing.
    My deepest condolences to the entire family.
    Rest in Peace Kim.

  • Jan Denomie

    I was married to Kim’s brother Terry, over 20 years ago, so have many happy memories of her, and all the family. Always a happy fun person and a joy to be around. Hope it brings you peace knowing she is now with her parents and loving heavenly father. Deepest condolences to Steve, Terry, and all family. God’s love be with you all.

  • Stephen Hazzard

    I only meet Kim a couple of times but her bother Terry is probably one of my closest friends. I always remember Kim a person well ground and a person who loved her husband, family and Terry, as well as, someone who would welcome friends like me into their family circle. About 4 years ago myself Kim, Steve, Terry and friends of theirs went to Jamaca and I got to spend about a week with all of them. It was the last time I saw Kim. She was having so much fun and I will always remember that great smile of hers. Apparently, God had a different plan for and as hard as it is for us to understand we know she has gone to build a home in Heaven for us and will be wait for us there with open arms and that beautiful smile when it is our turn to meet our Father. She was a wonderful caring human and will be missed by a lot of people as indicated by the celebration of her life today!

  • Ron Hish

    Although I did not personal know Kim, I have known her brother Terry for over 30 years. His stories of her make me feel I did know her in some small way and could truly understand how much she will be missed by all. I will continue to help watch over Terry for her until they meet again. Rest in peace dear lady and God bless you and your family.
    Ron & Sheri

  • Bette Marks

    So sorry to hear about Kim’s passing. Our family has known Kim for a long time. She was a good friend of my daughter Tammy, they hung out a lot in school. After she got married she lived down the street from us on Park St. She was always smiling & happy going down the street with a line of children.
    Our deepest sympathy Steve, Helena & Lisa
    Bette Marks & Family

  • Janice, Gary & Ryan Walker

    Dear Steve & Family,

    Our deepest condolences for your terrible loss, Kim was a wonderful person, always took time to say hello, she was so friendly, companionate and caring. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Branton Family

    To me, Kim personified neighbours in Dundas. Since first moving to town she was always a pleasure to see walking in the neighbourhood with a smile or kind word to share and always willing to help in our community. Our sincere sympathies to her loving family.

  • Jacqueline Kerekesch

    Our deepest condolences on such a sad and tragic loss. My husband went to high school with Kim and I got to know her through our occasional meet ups at the Dundas library with our daycare children. I was always greeted with a beautiful smile and she was always interested in how everyone was. A truly wonderful person who’s smile will be genuinely missed in our town. She will not be forgotten. Ralph and Jacqueline Kerekesch

  • Carol Gumbert

    Kim was a wonderful and caring person taken too soon from this life on earth. She always greeted everyone with a hug and smile and welcomed everyone into her home. She will be missed so much . Love and prayers going out to Steve Helena Cam Sebastian Lisa Matt Olivia Terry and all of us who love her and miss her.

  • Ashley Raynsford

    So sorry to hear of Kim’s passing, she was a wonderful person. Our deepest condolences to Steve, Helena, Lisa and family. We are praying for you all in your time of mourning.

    Mike, Wilma, Ashley and Marissa Raynsford.

  • Liz

    My deepest sympathy to your family. Kim was truly a bright light, she brought a sense of calm, sincerity and laughter to every life she touched.

  • Lynn Johnston

    We are all so sad with losing our dear Kim. She was a genuinely kind, compassionate, caring person and loyal friend. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel:

    Do not stand at my grave and weep,
    I am not there; I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow,
    I am the diamond glints on snow,
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
    I am the gentle autumn rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry,
    I am not there; I did not die.

    Written by: Mary Elizabeth Frye, 1932

    Steve, Helena, Lisa and family please accept our deepest condolences
    Rest in peace sweet lady xoxoxo

    Love Lynn, Ken, Jamie, Katie, Joey and Jaclyn Johnston

  • Brian, Aase and Lisbeth

    So sorry we lost a great friend, she was a wonderful person, our condolences to her family and friends.



  • Margaret Bourgeois

    Kim was my cousin and I Loved her very much, she always made me laugh and was very special to me. Rest in peace sweet lady. When we look up at the stars we will think of them as porch lights welcoming our LOVED one home.

  • Donna Attridge

    Steve I can’t say how sorry we are for Kim’s passing. What a lovely lady. So very kind and always with a smile. Kim babysat my children, Lauren and Danny on Friday’s when they were small. This is so sad. She was taken far too soon.
    Rest in Peace Kim.

  • Diane Woodworth

    So very sorry for your loss. Kim was a happy, beautiful person. Always caring for and about others. She will be sorely missed. You all have our deepest sympathies. Larry & Diane Woodworth

  • Sandra Cheatley

    Kim was a wonderful person with always the biggest and most beautiful smile. She was loved by us all and will be missed dearly. Always in our hearts with love Sandra and Jerry Cheatley.

  • Kathy Jones

    Thoughts and Prayers to all of the Family.
    Kim was a beautiful person inside and out. She was always so friendly and that smile of hers very contagious.
    You well be sadly missed Kim….
    Kathy and Frank

  • Caroline Pearson

    Kim was an amazing person, always with a smile…
    Prayerful thoughts to all of you….

  • Shirley Zess

    Kim is missing today, Someone our Hearts still hold on to,As we travel along life’s way,Someone who made life so special,Let us all fondly recall How dearly each of us loved her,And oh how she loved us all. Always Remembered The Dundas Red Hat Hooter’s

  • Shirley Arnold

    Dear Steve and family,

    our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Kim will be sadly missed.
    Love Shirley and Peter Arnold and family

  • James Picken

    My deepest condolences are with you. I would see Kim pushing a 6 baby stroller quite frequently. She was also our paper girl way back in the 80s! She was a wonderful woman

  • Michael Ledgerwood

    Kim was a great friend and she will be missed by us all. We were lucky to have Kim in our lives and to have her play a huge part in raising our daughter Lilah in her daycare. We love her lots.

  • Michele Fitzner

    So shocked to hear of Kim’s passing. I knew both her parents and have know her since she worked at Valley Charcoal. The little ones will miss her, so will I.

  • Michael Ford

    When I heard of Kim’s passing I was shocked. She was a wonderful daycare provider to our son. She was a remarkable member of DBC during my tenure there. Above all else, and what she will be most remembered for, was being a genuinely wonderful person. Prayers are with you all in your time of grief and loss. Condolences to the entire family.

  • Pat Wintemute

    Kim was an amazing person and one whom you could count on for a smile and a delightful greeting on the street while passing her by. My words cannot express the sorrow I feel, please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences.

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