October 20, 1936 – March 10, 2022
In Loving Memory ~
October 20, 1936, in Belleville, Ontario – March 10, 2022, in Cranbrook, B.C.
With broken hearts, we announce the passing of our hero, our Dad at the age of 85.
Gerry is survived by his daughters, Kathryn (Ian) Dougall, Dianne Goyer, Laura Goyer, sons Stephen (Gail) Goyer, David (Tracy) Goyer, grandchildren Matthew Goyer, Nicholas (Elizabeth) Goyer, Emma Goyer, Griffin Goyer (Aida), three step grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, Carolyn London, Gary Goyer, sisters-in-law Evelyn Collins, Joan McCoy, Kathryn Michaud, and Mary McCoy.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Margaret McCoy Goyer, his parents Francis “Frank” Goyer, Elizabeth Osbaldeston Goyer, his brothers Vern, Leo and Bill Goyer and sister Gwen Goyer Evans.
A Funeral Mass will be held on June 10, 2022, at 1 pm at Christ the Servant Parish located at 1100-14th Ave S, Cranbrook, B.C.
Live Streaming of the service will be available on Gerry’s obituary page on McPherson’s Website.
An interment will take place in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, In September 2022, with a Celebration of Life luncheon to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Society.
We are very grateful for the compassionate care Dad/Gerry received from the nurses at Joseph’s Creek Care Village in his final days, especially Kaylee, Jeanette, Chantelle, Kim, and HCA’s: Sam and Leslie.
We would also like to thank Dr K. Wight for being Dad’s GP these past few years and for always considering our concerns regarding Dad’s health care. She was very gentle and caring with Dad.
Special thanks to Father Jim McHugh for coming from Kimberley to give Dad a final blessing.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.
Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com
McPherson Funeral Services
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