PEARSON: Cyril Gerald “Zeke” of St. Thomas

Pearson – Cyril Gerald “Zeke” of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, on May 16th, 2012 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Rose Marie (Kristoff) Pearson and loving father of Jerry Pearson and his wife Patty of St. Thomas, Jim Pearson and his wife Susan of Shedden, and Sharon Pelly and her husband Jim of St. Thomas. Lovingly remembered by 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Dear brother-in-law of Joyce Pearson, Cathy (Ron) Goodman, John (Betty Anne) Kristoff, Lillian Egan, Benny (Iris) Kristoff, Laura (Wally) Jessome and Margaret (Ed) Harrison. Dear friends with Sally Lidster. Predeceased by his sister Eleanor Grace (Harry) Clarke, and his brother Gordon Wesley Pearson. Zeke was born in St. Thomas on August 30th, 1924, son of the late Ernie and Grace (LeCourtois) Pearson. He was a retired from A.J. Chevrolet where he worked as an auto mechanic. Zeke was a member of St. John’s Anglican Church and former member of the St. Thomas Odd Fellows . He also served in World War II.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00am. Cremation to follow. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 7-9pm. Remembrances may be made to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to

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