Dunn – Gary Wayne, 72, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Friday, August 30, 2019.
Born in Milton, Queens County, Gary was a son of the late Mervyn and Dorothy (Freeman) Dunn.
Gary was employed with the Department of National Defense, spending most of his time as a driver. He drove many dignitaries from all over the world throughout his years of service. Gary had a great love for music, especially old time rock and roll. He was a very accomplished guitar player and entertainer who enjoyed performing with a number of different bands over the years. Gary was most recently a member of the Queens County country band, “Harvest Moon”. Above all else, he was most passionate about his family and spending time with them. Gary had a great sense of humour and a warm, loving heart.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Mary MacRae and their daughter Jamie Dunn, at home; daughters, Frances Dunn (Stephen Shea), Katherine Dunn (Todd Tobin), Elizabeth Dunn, and their mother, Janet Dunn, all of Halifax; grandchildren, Anna Dunn-Suen, Ella Tobin, Rhys Tobin and Jeevan Sehgal; sisters, Carol (Wayne) Smith, of Central Port Mouton, Donna (Dale) Peverill, of Milton, Patricia (Kevin), of Liverpool.
Gary was predeceased by a brother, James.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., from Zion United Church, Liverpool. Reverend Carol Smith officiating. Reception to follow. No flowers by request, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, the Lodge that Gives. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com
“’Tis grace that brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home”