Gathering for Ena Gain, 88, on Saturday |

Gathering for Ena Gain, 88, on Saturday

Daily Staff Writer

Ena Elizabeth Goffin Gain, the mother of John Gain of Breckenridge, died July 21 at the age of 88.Gain was born Sept. 3, 1916, in Dundas, Ontario. She emigrated to the United States in 1956 with her family and settled in Jacksonville, Fla. In addition to raising a family, Gain worked in the insurance industry for many years and was a hospice volunteer. Gain was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Lawrence “Larry” Gain. She is survived by her son, John, daughters Rosanne Gain of Colorado Springs and Kate Parkhurst of St. Augustine, Fla., sons-in-law Robert Stovall of Colorado Springs and Richard Parkhurst of St. Augustine, Fla., daughter-in-law Barbara Gain of Breckenridge, grandson Jesse Parkhurst of St. Augustine, Fla., several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Colorado, Arizona and Nebraska.A gathering to celebrate her life will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Forest Room of the Riverside Presbyterian Apartments, 1045 Oak St. in Jacksonville, Fla.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.- Daily News staff report

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