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Ellig GeraldELLIG, Gerald 'Gerry'  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, in his 87th year.

Gerry was the beloved husband and best friend of the late Leona (2016) for over 62 years.

Cherished father of Betty (Steve) Diebold, Rick (Maureen) Ellig, Debbie (Mike) Perry, and Brenda (Geoff) Pasher. Adored grandfather of Ashton (James), Matt, Jillian, Brooke, Becca, Tyler, and Alex.

Fondly remembered by his siblings Dorothy Montag and Wally (Glenda) Ellig, brother-in-law Eugene Kuntz, and in-laws Florence Kelly, Ivan (Eileen) Hehn, Agnes Ernst, Marianne Lang, Dorothy Wilhelm, Loretta (Tom) O'Hagan, Kathleen (Don) Voison, Don (Dyanne) Hehn, and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Jerome and Matilda, sister Florence, and brothers Leonard, Raymond, Clarence, and Clayton.

Gerry was devoted in his faith and to his family, and will be remembered for his warm smile and welcoming ways. He cherished family gatherings, being with friends, and was so very proud of all his grandchildren. The family will receive their relatives and friends at Dreisinger funeral home, Elmira on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where parish prayers will be offered at 1:45 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila RC Church, 19 Flamingo Dr., Elmira. A Christian burial will take place at a later date in the Elmira Union Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

Special thank you to the Grand River Hospital medical team and 5th floor staff for your support and compassionate care.

WaterlooObituaries.com

 

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Ellig GeraldELLIG, Gerald 'Gerry'  -  Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Grand River Hospital, in his 87th year.

Gerry was the beloved husband and best friend of the late Leona (2016) for over 62 years.

Cherished father of Betty (Steve) Diebold, Rick (Maureen) Ellig, Debbie (Mike) Perry, and Brenda (Geoff) Pasher. Adored grandfather of Ashton (James), Matt, Jillian, Brooke, Becca, Tyler, and Alex.

Fondly remembered by his siblings Dorothy Montag and Wally (Glenda) Ellig, brother-in-law Eugene Kuntz, and in-laws Florence Kelly, Ivan (Eileen) Hehn, Agnes Ernst, Marianne Lang, Dorothy Wilhelm, Loretta (Tom) O'Hagan, Kathleen (Don) Voison, Don (Dyanne) Hehn, and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Jerome and Matilda, sister Florence, and brothers Leonard, Raymond, Clarence, and Clayton.

Gerry was devoted in his faith and to his family, and will be remembered for his warm smile and welcoming ways. He cherished family gatherings, being with friends, and was so very proud of all his grandchildren. The family will receive their relatives and friends at Dreisinger funeral home, Elmira on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where parish prayers will be offered at 1:45 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila RC Church, 19 Flamingo Dr., Elmira. A Christian burial will take place at a later date in the Elmira Union Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

Special thank you to the Grand River Hospital medical team and 5th floor staff for your support and compassionate care.

WaterlooObituaries.com

 

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