Peacefully at Extendicare Cobourg on Sunday June 8th, 2014 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Anne De Jong (nee Hiemstra). Loving father of Garry (Jamie), Mark (Lisa), Rod (Nancy) and Chris (Amy). Dear grandfather of Joe (Candace), Jeff (Mandy), Nikki (Tom), Dylan, Luke, Ben, Collin, Ashley, Breanna, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Trevor, Marnee and the late Megan and great grandfather of Breah, Lilly, Arianna and Charlotte. Gerben is pre-deceased by 3 sisters and 3 brothers. Friends are invited to call at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. A funeral service will be held on Thursday June 12th, 2012 at Grace Christian Reformed Church, Cobourg at 11:30am. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Northumberland Christian School or Alzheimer Society. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.