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Gerard R. Dumelie


Gerard R. Dumelie

Gerard R. Dumelie, 98 years of age, of Amherst, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Regina, SK, he was a son of the late Honore & Pauline (Lacey) Dumelie.

Gerard was a Veteran of WW II, serving with RCAF in Canada. He owned and operated Springhill Auto Supples.  He was a member Holy Family Parish. He enjoyed snowmobiling, boating and traveling south to Florida every year. 

Gerard will be sadly missed by daughter-in-law, Jeanette Teed; grandchildren,Tammy & Lisa (Rob) Beckwith and  great grandchildren, Christopher and Ashley, great great grandson, Dalton, great great granddaughter, Aliyah-Lynn, friend Pearl Crowley; sister in law Lillian Cormier (Gerald), many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Inez, step son Roy and several siblings.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). No visitation by request. A memorial service will be held  at Holy Family Parish on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. with Deacon Howard Gotell officiating. Burial to take placei n the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Sackville at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Care. Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Gerard's online memorial at or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
Holy Family Parish, Amherst, NS

Burial Date
Spring 2019
Burial Location
Holy Rosary Cemetery, Sackville, NB

Requested Charity
Palliative Care