It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Gerald “Gerry” in the early hours on Friday, August 9, 2019 in his 89th year. Leaving to grieve him is his wife of 64 years Helen, five children Rhonda (Angelo), Kim (John), Wendy (Bruce), Rodney (Annette), daughter-in-law Lucy, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his son Randy. Gerry enjoyed most of his retired years golfing and attending family gatherings. On behalf of the family, a special thank you to the many kind people at Participation House for making Gerry’s last days comfortable. Also thank you to Dr. Maria for your many years of care. The family will receive friends at the TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service to be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.