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Leaman; Gerald Everett

Posted By Obits On December 2, 2014 @ 2:24 pm In Obituaries | 90 Comments

Leaman;

Leaman, Gerald E.,  age 82, of Milton Queens County, passed away, on Sunday, November 30th, 2014, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, surrounded by his loving family.

 Born in Milton, he was a son of the late William H. and Gertrude (Wentzell) Leaman.

 Gerry is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis (Perry) Leaman; daughter Anne (Darrell) Conrad and grandsons, Christopher and Colby Conrad; son, Bruce (Vicki) Leaman and grandchildren Brendon and Brooke Leaman; and a grandson Adam Smith. Also surviving is a sister, Betty Dean; many nieces and nephews.

 He was predeceased by a daughter, Janet; grandson, Daniel; brother, William “Bud”.

 After graduating from the Milton School, he attended Halifax Vocational School. He worked as a mechanic for George Milford Ltd and then as service manager for Milford’s and later at T&C Pontiac Buick / Liverpool Chrysler Dodge. During his time as manager he was awarded a No. 1 Provincial and Canadian Service Award, as well as many other service awards. He also taught WOW (Woman on Wheels) Course, which he enjoyed so much, helping women care for their cars. In his younger years he was an avid hunter and fisherman, especially enjoying his time with his father and son. Gerry was an active community member and served for a number of years on the board of Milton Community Association, was a driver for Meals on Wheels and he also volunteered at the local food bank. He was a past member of the Liverpool Golf Club, Lions Club and Masonic Lodge. Being a passionate person about his faith, he served on many committees in the Milton Christian Church, including being a deacon and then as an elder. He and Phyllis enjoyed many years of travel and spent many winters in Florida. He was an extremely pleasant, patient, happy man, always with a smile, so devoted to his wife and family and much admired by his co-workers. He will be missed by his loving dog Candy.

 A celebration of Gerry’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 7th, 2014, from Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, followed by a reception. Pastor Russell Prime officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Milton Christian Church or to Queens General Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com

 

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Condolence from Ruth Anne Zwicker on December 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm

Thinking of you all at this time. Gerry was such a great person with a smile that I will always remember. I have fond memories of our pony club days in Greenfield. Take care.

Condolence from Kirk and Donna Whynot on December 2nd, 2014 2:32 pm

Anne and Family, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Patti Fraser on December 2nd, 2014 2:54 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Gerry was a wonderful person.

Condolence from Clyde and David Whynot on December 2nd, 2014 3:24 pm

We are very sorry to hear of Gerry,s passing our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Condolence from Vivian Croft (Whynot) on December 2nd, 2014 3:35 pm

Sorry to hear about your loss………thinking of you Mrs. Leaman and in the days ahead. Anne and Bruce sorry to hear about your dad…..

Condolence from Richard and Peggy Hatt on December 2nd, 2014 3:49 pm

To Gerry’s family , Gerry’s passing has left an emptiness in our neighborhood , as a neighbor and a friend .He could always be seen working outside and puttering in his yard .
.Gerry always had a smile for anyone and everyone he came in contact with .Out heartfelt sympathies go out to Phyllis and the family

Sincerely Richard and Peggy and Chris and Kelly

Condolence from Wanda Horton on December 2nd, 2014 3:54 pm

When I lived in Liverpool and use to work the 3-11 shift @Tim Horton’s , Gerald , Phyllis and Candy would always come through the drive thru window . Gerald and Phyllis were so pleasant to talk too and Candy always enjoyed a pat on the head . I am very sorry to hear of Gerald’s passing . He was such a nice man .
Sincerely
Wanda J Horton

Condolence from Cathie & Kevin Wentzell on December 2nd, 2014 3:55 pm

Dear Phyllis & Family,
We are saddened to learn about Gerry. I remember how friendly he was. He always took the time to say hello. Take comfort in your memories and knowledge that Gerry was one of the ‘good guys’.

Condolence from sylvia verge on December 2nd, 2014 4:18 pm

to the family of Gerry Leamon; i am so sorry for your loss; he was a great man; always had a smile and a min. to chat;
R I P Gerry. you are in a better place;

Condolence from Janet and George Fletcher on December 2nd, 2014 4:25 pm

Leaman family: We were sorry to hear about Gerry. I always enjoyed our chats when we would run into each other in the grocery store. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.

Condolence from Matthew on December 2nd, 2014 4:37 pm

Anne and families so sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing he was a wonderful man and always had a smile on his face he will be missed R.I.P Matthew.

Condolence from Sheila Munroe on December 2nd, 2014 5:21 pm

Bruce and Vickie sorry about your lose. my thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Judi Maillett on December 2nd, 2014 5:35 pm

Anne,Darrell & families.In my thoughts & prayers.

Condolence from Brian and Kim Mansfield on December 2nd, 2014 6:53 pm

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Peggy Kelley on December 2nd, 2014 7:06 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Philip and Susan Burgess on December 2nd, 2014 7:20 pm

Anne, Darrell and Family. So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. May all your great memories substain you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Condolence from Donald and Judy Joudrey on December 2nd, 2014 7:32 pm

So sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing our condolence’s go out to you and your family .

Condolence from Marie Lamrock on December 2nd, 2014 8:09 pm

Phyllis and family: I am so sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. He will certainly be missed by all but I will miss the laughs we had whenever we met. He was a wonderful person and I’m sure he leaves behind many memories for you to cherish.
Love Marie

Condolence from Don and Vi Mackenzie on December 2nd, 2014 8:11 pm

Sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Gordon and Jackie on December 2nd, 2014 8:21 pm

Phyllis,Anne,Bruce and Family:Gerry was a great person to know as a friend and fellow employee.as we worked many years for Liverpool Chrysler Dodge and T & C Pontiac Buick .He always went out of his way to please everyone,many times doing things himself that he could have left for his mechanics to do.Gerry was a good person and will not be forgotten.Sincere condolences to all his family.

Condolence from Donna Peverill on December 2nd, 2014 8:26 pm

Anne and family: I will always remember your father as one of the most pleasant people I have ever met. He had a special way about him and always a smile and kind words. The world needs more like him . So sorry for your loss. Let your memories help you get through the sadness of your days ahead.

Condolence from John And Donna Murray on December 2nd, 2014 9:27 pm

Gerry was a gentle person and good advisor. Our sincere condolences! He was always happy and positive and always smiled.

Condolence from Jim & Jacqueline Peach on December 2nd, 2014 9:39 pm

So Sorry to hear about Gerry. He was 1 of the nicest people God ever put skin & hair on. He always met you with a smile. He will be missed by many. May God give each 1 of you the comfort you need to get through this valley. Our deepest condolences to the family. 🙁

Condolence from Gail & Robbie Whynot on December 2nd, 2014 9:41 pm

Phyllis & Family
Sorry for your loss. Gerry was a great person. We had many chats over the years. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with you

Condolence from Tim McDonald on December 2nd, 2014 9:55 pm

So sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. He was a great guy and very well liked by everyone. My thoughts are with all of you during this sad time!

Condolence from Derek Neilson & Shelly Shupe on December 2nd, 2014 10:54 pm

So very sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. Let your wonderful memories comfort you all during this time and in the days ahead.

Condolence from Judy Hyson on December 2nd, 2014 10:57 pm

I am so sorry to hear about Gerry.My condolences to the family.

Condolence from Pat Wigglesworth on December 3rd, 2014 12:03 am

Ann and Family

Sorry to hear of your fathers’ passing, keep your memories close they will help you in the difficult times ahead.

Condolence from Philip & Rose Decker on December 3rd, 2014 1:21 am

Sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. He was a nice man. Our deepest condolences to all the family at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Philip & Rose Decker

Condolence from Sherry Anthony on December 3rd, 2014 1:30 am

Dear Phyllis and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Gerry will be sadly missed but not forgotten. I have many great childhood memories of our families camping out together. God Bless you all at this difficult time. We can take comfort in the fact he is at peace and that we will see him again. You are all in our thoughts and prayers, Sherry Anthony (Port Alberni)

Condolence from Lorraine & Robert Quinn on December 3rd, 2014 2:13 am

Dear Phyllis and Family: We are deeply saddened by your loss. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Condolence from Rev Jen Garbin on December 3rd, 2014 2:21 am

Dear Anne, Phyllis and family – our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Gerry was always such a kind and caring man with a great sense of humour and deep faith. I remember him helping me find my first car when we moved to NS! Both Rita and Victor remember Gerry fondly and send their love as well. May God’s strength be with you and your families at this difficult time. Peace, Jen, Gianni, Rita & Victor

Condolence from Brian and Pam Foley on December 3rd, 2014 6:41 am

our deepest sympathies go out to Phyllis, Anne, and Bruce during this difficult time. May you be comforted by your memories of this dear man.

Condolence from Michelle Wolfe-Sitton on December 3rd, 2014 8:42 am

So very sorry for your loss. Gerry was a such a great person who leaves behind a wonderful legacy.

Condolence from Donna and David Dicks on December 3rd, 2014 9:05 am

Our deepest sympathy to the Leaman Family. So sorry for your loss. Take care.

Condolence from Philip and Holly Smith on December 3rd, 2014 9:30 am

To Gerry’s Family,
Please accept our condolences at this sad time. His life was full of meaning and an example to everyone around him.

Condolence from Sterling Belliveau on December 3rd, 2014 10:06 am

To the family of the late Gerald Leaman,

I want to extend my sincere sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

With sincere condolences,
Sterling Belliveau, MLA

Condolence from Judi & Ken Minard on December 3rd, 2014 10:16 am

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and families: Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Chis and Bev Amirault on December 3rd, 2014 10:27 am

Phyllis and Family so sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Ken and Mary Corbett on December 3rd, 2014 10:45 am

Dear Phyllis , Betty and family,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time

Condolence from Twig and Tammy Chymist on December 3rd, 2014 11:30 am

Ann & Family

Sorry to hear about your Dad our thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Fred and Wendy Wamboldt on December 3rd, 2014 1:14 pm

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and families. So sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. I have fond memories of our family outings in Greenfield and Fred has fond memories of Gerry at Turner’s Garage. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from MURIELand RAYMOND WHYNOT on December 3rd, 2014 2:15 pm

So sorry to hear of Jerry.s passing.He was truly a remarkable man and will be greatly missed.May God comfort you in your time of need

Condolence from Kathy Jo and Bernie Rumbolt, Nellie Crouse on December 3rd, 2014 4:36 pm

Phyllis, Bruce, Anne and families,
Mom and I have many fond memories of Gerry back to 1976 when he was our instructor for the Women on Wheels course. We had a lot of laughs and he was a very patient soul. You were blessed to have such a great man for so many years. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Shirley and Paul Neals on December 3rd, 2014 4:36 pm

Anne, Bruce and all of Gerry’s family, we are saddened to hear of his passing. He seemed like a good, good man and he will be missed. God bless you all.

Condolence from Lauren TUtty on December 3rd, 2014 4:50 pm

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce & Families…So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Bonnie Muise on December 3rd, 2014 4:56 pm

Dear Phyllis and family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and father. Anne take good care of your mom, I don’t think that even needs saying, as you have always been there. Think of the good times and rejoice in his life and keep his spirit alive in your hearts. I believe he is with your sister Janet, who left here much to soon. I will say a prayer for your family tonight, may God bless you all!
Bonnie

Condolence from Fred and Connie Hynick on December 3rd, 2014 4:58 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Pat Patterson on December 3rd, 2014 5:30 pm

Anne, Bruce and families.
I was so sorry to read of your loss.
Please accept my sincere condolences.

Condolence from John & Peggy Whynot on December 3rd, 2014 5:42 pm

To Gerry’s Family:
We would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to all of you at this very sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Ivan & Marilyn Huskins on December 3rd, 2014 6:05 pm

To Gerrys Family

Sorry to hear of the passing of Gerry. We’d like to send

our condolences to all of you at this time.

Condolence from Donna Huphman on December 3rd, 2014 6:15 pm

Mrs Leaman ,Ann ,Bruce ,I was very sorry to hear of Mr Leamans passing my thoughts and prayers are with u all at this very sad time .

Condolence from Hugh&Pat Dixon on December 3rd, 2014 6:35 pm

Anne,Bruce &Famlly
So sorry to hear of your Dads passing.
Thinking of you all at this very difficult time.

Condolence from Ann and Perry Potter on December 3rd, 2014 6:41 pm

To Gerry’s Family ,
So very sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing . He will be surely missed by many who knew him.

Condolence from Eddie and Evie Fisher on December 3rd, 2014 6:47 pm

To the family. Sorry to hear about Gerry,s passing ,our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Carolyn & George Parnell on December 3rd, 2014 7:20 pm

Sending our sincere sympathy to the family; our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Leon and Norma Robertson on December 3rd, 2014 7:25 pm

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and families. Our sincere condolences to you. So sorry for your sad time.thinking of you. Leon and Norma Robertson

Condolence from David Whynott of mersey point on December 3rd, 2014 7:30 pm

Phyllis, Anne ,Bruce and families, I am very sorry to hear of Gerry`s passing.Gerry was indeed a great and thoughtfull person always putting others ahead of himself.I had worked with Gerry at Liverpool Chrysler Dodge a short time and he was as fair a man as anyone could ever be to everyone.he fought a hard battle for a long time and I am sure he will be thought of often by everyone who knew him. bless you all

Condolence from Dale Mckinnon on December 3rd, 2014 7:38 pm

Mrs Leaman and family
So very sorry to hear about the loss of your husband,father;and grandfather.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this differcult time.

Dale Mckinnon (Whynot)

Condolence from Corina & Willis Huphman on December 3rd, 2014 8:06 pm

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and families…we were very saddened to hear the passing of Gerry…he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who will be missed dearly…Gerry was a very kind hearted person who had a smile that could light up a room…I am sure candy is beside herself as she meant the world to you guys…please remember all the good times and keep his memories close to your heart and they will bring you comfort in the days ahead…Gerry is Flying High with the Angels…Free from pain…R.I.P. Gerry…God Bless

Condolence from Doug Wentzell on December 3rd, 2014 8:42 pm

Jerry see you along the trail. Soon.

Condolence from Lloyd & Barbara Naugler on December 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm

Phyllis & Family :: We are so very sorry for your loss. Gerry lived a very good life & was a special person in our eyes . We will especially miss his smile & friendly manner. He fought a good fight & is now resting in a better place. RIP Gerry –be seeing you again .

Condolence from Enid MacKay on December 3rd, 2014 10:40 pm

Phyllis and family.
So sorry to hear of your loss My prayers are with you at this time

Condolence from Robert & Sally Fader on December 4th, 2014 7:18 am

Phyllis, Anne, Bruce & families:

So very sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. He was always a joy to talk to and always smiling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.

Condolence from john bain on December 4th, 2014 9:59 am

so sorry to have heard of gerrys passing. we had a few good times when I lived in Liverpool and I used to visit him at work and he will always be remembered by me .. my thoughts and prayers are with you . john

Condolence from valerie joudrey on December 4th, 2014 10:20 am

mrs. leaman, i would like to say how sorry i am for your loss. when i was at the legion on friday nights when they had suppers there you and gerry would be there and he would always have smile and that smile would light up my day . he would always have little comment for to make me smile if i was down. so rest in peace gerry.

Condolence from Carolee & Chris on December 4th, 2014 11:42 am

sorry to hear sad news

Condolence from Jean Strum on December 4th, 2014 12:25 pm

Dear Phyllis and family:

I was so sorry to read about Gerry. He was always the gentleman and had such a nice smile. I know he will be missed by all who knew him. Please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are will you all and may God bless and support you.
Sincerely,
Jean

Condolence from Floris Bartlett (Whidden) on December 4th, 2014 8:56 pm

To the Family
So sorry for your loss.
Sincerely Floris and Cecil Bartlett
St. Catharines Ont.

Condolence from Belinda Delong on December 4th, 2014 10:18 pm

To Mrs Leaman (Phyllis) and all her family:My thoughts and Prayers are with each and everyone of you.Gerry had a smile and time to talk wherever you met him .He was a very nice man.

Condolence from Sally Lake (Belding) on December 4th, 2014 10:43 pm

Dear Mrs. Leaman my condolences to you and your family. I was very saddened to hear that your husband had passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time.

God Bless

Condolence from Peggy Woodworth on December 5th, 2014 3:38 am

Thinking of you all.

Condolence from Roger VanNorden on December 5th, 2014 7:29 am

so sorry for your loss Anne, and Bruce.he was a wonderful kind man and always had a pleasant smile and laugh,he will be always with the people who had the pleasure of knowing him

Condolence from Kevin and Debbie Page on December 5th, 2014 9:48 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Kevin and Debbie

Condolence from Cathleen and Paul on December 5th, 2014 9:56 am

Phyllis and Family
Our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your dear one. I remember Gerry in many ways, the big smile a sign of contentment and happy in all his work and other activities,especially when in the company of his children,the pony cart at the Hunts.
Take Care one and all,
Sincerely,
Cathleen and Paul

Condolence from Steve Kempton on December 5th, 2014 5:47 pm

I was saddened to find out that Gerry had passed away. He was a great person, always had a smile ready when you saw him. It will be a loss to the community.
Thinking of the family at this time.

Condolence from Larry and Lynn Lowe on December 5th, 2014 11:42 pm

Dear Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and family,
I just finished reading the online condolences (above) and a common theme runs through all of them. Gerry was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and loved by one and all. – You were blessed to have him for so many years.. My heart goes out to you all, as you mourn your loss. Nobody will ever be able to take his place in the hearts of those who loved him. Phyllis, you found a real gem for a husband and your have many happy memories to cherish.. Anne and Bruce – take pride in the fact that you had a father, who was such a good influence on so many people’s lives! Larry and I will always remember Gerry for his wonderful smile, (which could light up any room) as well as his patience and gentle spirit We will never forget him as he will continue to live on in our hearts. May God’s peace surround you at this very sad time. Know that there are many people who are lifting you up in prayer right now. May God surround you with His “cuddle blanket” of peace, as you go through this very difficult time In your lives.
Love & Prayers, Lynn and Larry xo xo

Condolence from Terry&Donna Connolly on December 6th, 2014 11:33 am

Sorry to hear of jerrys passing.He was a good man.

Condolence from Ken and Dawn Barrett on December 6th, 2014 5:28 pm

Dear Phylis and family,

Sorry to hear about Gerry’s passing. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.

Ken and Dawn

Condolence from Elizabeth Bamford (Richards) on December 6th, 2014 8:00 pm

Mrs. Leaman, Anne, Bruce and families:;

So sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. Elizabeth

Condolence from Annette White on December 6th, 2014 10:02 pm

Dear Phyllis, Anne, Bruce,

We are so sorry for your loss, Gerry was a real sweet and nice man. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
Sending you all lots of love, Annette White and Emily Fralic.

Condolence from Ron & Rose Anthony on December 6th, 2014 10:23 pm

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you!

Condolence from Cecil and Ruth Lewis on December 6th, 2014 10:24 pm

To the Leaman Family,
We were saddened to hear of Gerry’s passing. He was such a nice man and a pleasure to work with. Sending our sympathy to you all at this time.
Cecil and Ruth Lewis

Condolence from Tom and Barb Moffatt on December 7th, 2014 12:05 am

To Phyllis and family So sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Take care

Condolence from Raymond & Elaine Kempton on December 7th, 2014 8:58 am

Phyllis & family, sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. Sincere sympathy to you & your Family. R.I.P. Gerry.

Condolence from Cindy Swinamer on December 8th, 2014 7:39 pm

Dear Phyllis, Anne, Bruce and families,
So sorry for your loss of Gerry and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed by all. Love, Cindy

Condolence from Bernard Swain on December 8th, 2014 10:54 pm

In about 2002 just shortly after I moved to Queens County, Gerry and his wife, Phyllis, without hesitation loaned me a wheelchair needed for a neighbour. I never forgot their kindness. I send my condolences to Phyllis and family at their time of loss.
Bernie Swain, Mill Village

Condolence from Les Huskins on December 9th, 2014 6:48 pm

To Phyllis and your family…
Please accept my condolences after Gerry’s passing. His smile warmed every greeting that he spoke and brightened every path that he crossed….Les Huskins

Condolence from jocelyn broughm on December 12th, 2014 9:23 pm

Dear Anne & Family: So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Thinking of you…Jocelyn & Dave

Condolence from Eldige/Phyllis Whynot&Family on December 14th, 2014 6:12 pm

Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With You In Your Time Of Sorrow.

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