Death of Retired NRPS Officer – (Sgt.) Mike Gamble

It is with deep sadness the family of Michael announces his passing at his home on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Cherished father of Sarah Gamble of Burlington and Michael (Mikey) Gamble (Naomi) of Niagara Falls. Dearly loved brother of Helen (Honu) MacIver (Sandy) of Welland and Marion (Doody) Gamble (Jane) of London. Loving uncle of Stephanie Gamble of Guelph and Matthew Gamble (Natika) of Baden. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 30 years Micheline Gamble (nee Bisson), parents Helen and Marion “Alabama” Gamble. Detective Sergeant Gamble commenced his career with the Niagara Regional Police Service in 1971 as an eighteen year old Police Cadet. In 1974 he achieved the rank of Police Constable, and in 1986 was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. During his career he had various assignments which included uniform patrol duties in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, and Welland. He had further assignments to St. Catharines and Niagara Falls CIB and Street Crime Units, the Fraud Unit, Intelligence Unit, Major Crime Unit, and was also a Polygraph Examiner for the Service. He was very active in the Niagara Regional Police Association and served as President of the NRPA. After a 36 year career, Detective Sergeant Gamble retired from the Service in 2007. Michael went on to work as an Inspector for 10 years with Brock University Campus Security Services. Michael was known for his complete dedication to his family and his career. Those who had the pleasure of knowing him would recognize his generosity, kindness and witty humour. Michael took the utmost care in loving his family and ensuring all their needs were met. Arrangements entrusted to the H. L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Welland. A private service has taken place. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be deeply appreciated by Michael’s family. Online condolences available at

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