Countess, Gary John

72 years, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Jan. Dear father of Jennifer Countess (Dennis Neufeld), Dr. Robert Countess (Sarah), Rebecca Countess. Loving grandfather of Jadyn and Adam Neufeld, Madeleine and John Countess. Dear brother-in-law of David and Natalie Moore, Ken and Chris Moore, Linda and Colin Campbell, Tom and Judy Moore, Alan and Marie Moore, Randy and Elaine Moore. Gary is survived by special cousins David and Terry Holland, Randy and Carol Ann Holland as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He enjoyed square dancing, travelling, bird watching, was a chairman on the Camp Henry Board and was an avid reader. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 (time and place to be announced). Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington at (519-326-2631) or online at

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