Peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in his 97th year. Beloved husband of Doreen and the late Joyce. Loving father of David (Diane), Philip (Alma), Scott, Brooke, Russell (Christine), Roy (Nichol), Pam (Pete) Perrow and Paul (Sharon). Gerald will be sadly missed by his many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his siblings Della, Minnie, Lawson, Albert and Leona. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018 from 10 – 11 a.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg, followed by a funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Trent Valley Cemetery, Hastings. Donations to the NHH Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.