Gerald Fuerth

Obituary of Gerald Fuerth

FUERTH: Gerald "Sam" passed quietly with his loving family by his side at WRH Metropolitan Campus, on Saturday, December 21, 2019. Beloved husband of Lorraine "Rain" (nee Zimmer) for 65 blessed years. Loving Dad of Ken (Maria), Ron (Joan), Judy MacKenzie (late Doug) (Steve Morin), Randy, Tim (Sue Enns), Janine Arsenault, Keith (Irene Marton), Tony (Kelly Wilson) and Jennifer LeClerc (Roger). Adored Grandpa of 25 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Sam is survived by his one brother Donald (Denise) and predeceased by his siblings, John (Marge), Robert (Marion), Patricia Gillier (late Stan), Jean Wickenheiser (late Ralph) and Frank (late Madeleine). Dear brother-in-law of late Donald Zimmer (Pat), Lorne Zimmer (Helen) and Dianne DeJonghe (Firmin). After 34 years of service, Sam retired from Chrylser. He was a lifelong farmer, outstanding in his field. He was a lifetime member of St. John's K of C Council #4555. His favourite times were spent with family and friends.Sam will be forever remembered for his sense of humour and his avid card playing skills. The family would like to thank the staff on James Brien at Iler Lodge and the staff on 4 North at WRH Met Campus for their loving care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 1690 County Road 46, Woodslee from 10 am until Mass of the Resurrection at 11 am. Fr. Gulikers officiating. Interment St. John's Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society or the Essex Food Bank would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca
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Monday
23
December

Afternoon Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, December 23, 2019
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Ave. E.
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Monday
23
December

Evening Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, December 23, 2019
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Ave. E.
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
24
December

Church Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
St. John the Evangelist Parish
1690 County Road 46
South Woodslee, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
24
December

Mass of the Resurrection

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
St. John the Evangelist Church
1690 County Road 46
Woodslee, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
24
December

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
St. John the Evangelist Cemetery
1688 County Rd. #46
Woodslee, Ontario, Canada