In Loving Memory of Gerald Bain
Age 79, passed away after a long fought battle on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Haliburton Hospital with his loving family by his side.
He will be dearly missed by his children, Marsha (Travis), Craig (Amy), Tricia (Robert) and by their mother Pat. Much loved Poppa of Lauren, Macy, Gabe, Will and Brooke. Predeceased by his companion Dianne Tigert. Lovingly remembered by his siblings Rick (Joyce), Wanda (Jim - deceased), Pat (Pat), and by their families. Gerald will also be missed by his second family, Jim and Eleanor Harrison, Michelle and Greg, Wanita and Steve and their families. Son of the late Ruth and Clarence Bain.
Gerald had a distinguished career, serving as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township of Algonquin Highlands for 35 years, until his retirement in 2004. He was a proud member of the North Entrance Masonic Lodge #463 Haliburton, having served many roles including Master. He was also a member of the Peterborough Lodge of Perfection.
Gerald was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing on Lipsy Lake, and hunting with friends on an annual basis. He loved to play cards and spent many happy times at Casino Rama with friends he had made. Even with many hobbies, Gerald’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with his children and grandchildren.
As per Gerald’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Private Family Arrangements have been made.
As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Cancer Centre or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0.