HEFFERNAN, John Francis Gerard (lifelong Douro farmer and a 28 year employee of G.E. Canada). At the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Gerard Heffernan of Douro in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Ann (Moloney) for over 54 years. Dear father of Lawrence Heffernan of Douro, Lori (Sergey) of Calgary, Alberta, and Frank (Lori) of Douro. Loving grandfather of Hayleigh and Faith. Brother of Rita Hogan (the late Gerard), Rose Hickson (the late Jack) and the late Helen, Tom (late Agnes), Kathleen (late John), Theresa (late Jim), Marie (late Frank) and Lucile (late Jack). Uncle Gerard will also be missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME – ASHBURNHAM CHAPEL, 840 Armour Road, from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Douro, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Douro. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the service or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-742-1875.