BRADSHAW, Gerald Lloyd– Age 79, of Petrolia, formerly of Keremeds B.C., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of the late Lillian (Gammon) Bradshaw (2015) for 53 years. Loving father of the late Timothy Bradshaw (2014) and his late step-son James Ramesbottom (2014). Survived by his daughter-in-laws Bi Bi Bradshaw and Lorraine Ramesbottom. Cherished grandfather of Jo Anne Timmes, Jaxon Bradshaw, Becky Ramesbottom and great-grandfather of Livea, Ryan, Maya and Lola. Dear brother of Leda (late Jack) Webster, Edward (Lucille) Bradshaw, Leo (Jean) Bradshaw, Barbara (Denys) Stewart, late Bruce (Rosemary) Bradshaw and the late Noreen Bradshaw-Roy. Lovingly remember by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Hazel (Nottley) Bradshaw. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy in the mid 50’s. After his service with the navy he worked for North American Van Lines for many years. The family wish to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the nursing staff of Bluewater Health, Sarnia for the fine care and compassion given to Gerry. A special thank-you to the friends at Lambtonian Apartments for making Gerry feel so welcome.
Following Gerald’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family graveside will take place at a later date in Bradshaw Cemetery.
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