Obituary of Garry Gervais
Passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in his 63rd year.
Survived by his sister Donna Lynn (Frits) Lindeyer, brother Roger (Patricia) Brown and his very best friend Rose Henhoeffer whom he spent 20 happy years with.
Predeceased by his parents Dick and Jean Gervais and his brother Glen Gervais.
Garry was born in Vancouver and as his family moved across Canada, they eventually settled in Kitchener. As a kid, he loved building forts and pigeon pens. Garry was a people person who worked at McDonalds in his teens. He attended 3 local high schools including Forest Hill, K.C.I. and Grand River. Garry later trained and worked as a Mechanic and was always good with his hands. He loved camping and the joys that came with a good walk or a good visit. In his mid 20’s Garry developed Schizophrenia and slowly changed becoming more and more reclusive. He will be remembered and loved as a very caring and kind, generous person. He was one of a kind who loved his pet birds, had a huge heart and will be remembered for his big laugh and his good jokes!
Friends are invited to share their memories of Garry with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. The funeral service will follow in the chapel of the funeral home at 1:30pm. Interment to follow at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo
Condolences for the family and donations to Schizophrenia Society of Canada may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.