Bradshaw, Gerald

October 2, 1936 ~ May 14, 2016

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.

SERVICE DETAILS
Following Gerald’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family graveside will take place at a later date in Bradshaw Cemetery.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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  1. Sometimes gentle words can do much to soften the intense sadness when a dear loved one dies. God’s Word acknowledges that our hearts can be “broken and crushed”. (Psalm 51:17) But even in severe situations, God can bring relief to a stricken heart if we pray to him in full faith, and observe his commandments. May “the God of all comfort” soothe the families aching hearts. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  2. Our sincere condolences to Gerald’s family. My husband was in the same room as Gerald this past Easter.