HARPER, Gerald Lawrence - Passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital on April 11th at the age of 87.
Husband to the late Eileen Harper (Leebody).
Loving father to Barry & Marie, Jeffrey & Angela, Janice & Peter, Kevin & Cassidy.
Grandfather to Michelle, Elizabeth, Paul, Tammy & Allan, Sean & Cheryl, Naomi & Jay, Emily, Jessica & Mike, Eric, Madelin & Keir.
Will also be missed by his 12 great-grandchildren and his great-great granddaughter.
Survived by his brother Garfield & Laura.
Also remembered by nephews, nieces and many cousins in Northern Ontario.
Born on October 27, 1932 in Matheson, Ontario to Walter & Margaret.
Raised in Toronto where he met Eileen at a dance at The Palais Royale. They moved to Burlington where they raised their 4 children.
Worked most of his career life with British Petroleum in Burlington and Toronto.
After retiring Gerald and Eileen lived in Elliot Lake and Bowmanville, Gerald had lived in Lindsay for the last seven years.
Gerald served with the Canadian Armed Forces and was a Freemason member.
We would like to acknowledge and thank all the hard working brave staff at Ross Memorial Hospital during these challenging times.
A Celebration of Gerald’s life will take place at a later date at Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville.
Memorial Donations may be made to Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation.