SMITH, Gerald R. Sr.


It is with great sadness that the family of Gerald announces his passing at the age of 62.

Gerald passed peacefully in the comfort of his own home on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Beloved father of Stephanie and Jerry Jr. (Amanda). Proud Papa of Sean and Chelsea. He will be dearly missed by his friend and the mother of their children, Tammy. Gerald is predeceased by his parents Gerald and Mae and his brother Rolly (Noranda). Dear brother of Sharon (Roman), Michael (Dawn), Joanie (Guy), Valerie (Brian) and Jennifer (Ken). Favourite uncle of David, Michael, Andy, Jody, Rhea, Amanda, Jill, Rick, Adam, Gregory, Joseph, Rebecca, Karlee, Cayleb and Theodain.

Gerald will be affectionately remembered by the Lambert family. Dearly missed by his many friends especially Tony, Max, Scotty and Todd. Gerald was an extraordinary caring soul with a compassionate heart and expressed love through words and actions every day of his life.

A Graveside Service at Greenwood Cemetery will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020. Those who wish to attend are invited to arrive at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758) at 2:45 p.m. and park in procession, please remain in your vehicles upon arrival. The cemetery can accommodate up to 100 attendees and masks are mandatory.

Following the service, family and friends are invited to 386 Sydenham Rd for a Celebration of Gerald’s life.

Gerald was a long-time canvasser and, in his memory, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.