Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Maple View Lodge, Athens on Monday October 8, 2012. Gerry O’Hearn of Elgin in his 82nd year. Beloved Husband of Margaret Lynch. Dear Father of Gregory (Rosalie), Sherri (Joe) Murray, Kelly (David) Middlemiss, Suzette (Michael) Raison, Julie (Angelo) Salvatore. Dear brother of Ioleen Bovey and Irene Tozer. Also survived by sister-in-law, Mary O’Hearn. Predeceased by two brothers and seven sisters. Fondly remembered by grandchildren: Philip, Jeffrey, Alisha, Stacy (Scott) Blair, Kenney, Connor, Jillian, Lauren, Travis, Jessica, Paige and Kiersten. Also survived by several nieces, nephews. The family will receive friends at the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Columbanus Church, Elgin on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Rite of Committal at St. Columbanus Cemetery.As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to Maple View Lodge, Athens or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.