Peacefully on Saturday August 11, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 93.
Devoted to his family, Gerhard was the beloved husband of Ilse Christ (nee Brock) for 67 years.
Much loved father of Madelaine Christ, JoAnne Nitschke (Peter), and Evelyn Paparella (Nick).
Proud Opa of Emily, Julian, Matthew and Marcus.
Dear brother of Lydia Jensen and Heinz Christ of Germany and the late Elfriede Fulber.
Gerhard’s life was filled with many interests and talents: hiking, photography, writing, music, travelling, his love of the outdoors and his constant thirst for learning.
Gerhard will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many dear friends in Canada and Germany.
His family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the many doctors, nurses and personnel of Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Extendicare and various agencies for their kindness and exceptional care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME , 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
Memorial Donations to the Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.
To share an online condolence please visit armstrongfh.ca.