It is with
great sadness that we announce the passing of Gerry
LeGassie, age 71, at the Gable Lodge on May 16, 2021.
He was the son of the Leo and Barbara (LeGassie) and is predeceased by
his parents and his grandson Tom.
survived by his two beloved kids Christina (Chris) and Mark
(Stephanie); his grandsons Taylor, Sam and John and granddaughters
Gabby and Willow; sisters Linda (Len) and Ann (Paul) and brother Gary
(Elizabeth) and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and
friends will always remember Gerry’s quick wit,
‘Gerry-rigging’ solutions, appetite (except
carrots!) but most of all he was the king of the dad jokes. He loved
going on long drives, playing pool, watching and reading sci-fi movies
(except Star Wars!), visiting with family and always wore his trusty
fedora hat, trucker leather wallet on a chain, and work clothes even
in retirement. He will be deeply missed, never forgotten and we will
continue to use his favorite Gerry-ism to make the grandkids keep
groaning for years to come.
are under the care and supervision of Jones Family
Funeral Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst
(902-667-8777). Honouring Gerry's wishes cremation has taken
place. There are to be no services at this time.
The family will have a celebration of life at a later date when we are
able to gather safely.
For those who
wish, the family suggests memorials to the Heart and Stroke Foundation
or to the charity of your choice.