On Tuesday October 18, 2016 at home, on Cassidy Road, Ailsa Craig, with family by his side, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Norma (Snowdon). Dear father of Lisa O’Leary-Reesor and Paul Reesor, and Cindy O’Leary and fiancé Greg Haber all of London, and Sandra O’Leary-Dilosa and Paul Dilosa of Brights Grove. Guardian of Alan Alderson of Shakespeare. Dear stepfather of Lori and Mike Claxton, Leah Claxton-Vandenberk and Martin Vandenberk. Dear grandfather of Mikyla, Nathan and Luke, Jalna, Emma and Deszi, Jessica, Wil and Logan, Kaitlyn and Zackary. Dear brother and brother-in-law of John O’Leary of Mitchell, Theresa and John Bronizewski of Brampton, Elizabeth O’Leary of London, Michael and Lanna O’Leary of Grand Bend. Predeceased by a son Jeffrey, sisters Madeline, Eileen, Ruth and Bernice, brothers Hugh, Leonard, Jim and Clem. Gerald dedicated his life to his family and farming. He was born, raised and passed away at his cherished home.
Friends may call the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday evening 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 69219 Bronson Line, South Huron (Mount Carmel), on Friday, October 21st at 11 AM with Father Len Desjardins presiding. Interment Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Donations to the VON (Middlesex-Elgin Branch) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.