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Gerard Pettipas

Gerard Pettipas

Born In: SYDNEY, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: March 20th, 2011

Gerard A. Pettipas of Riverview passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the Moncton Hospital, following a long and courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 77.
Born in Sydney, N.S., he was the son of the late Hubert and Phyllis (Peters) Pettipas. He was employed for 34 years with Canfor (CanWel) Ltd., followed by five years with Robert Bury Ltd. until his retirement in 1994.
Gerard enjoyed woodworking and playing pool with his friends. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish of Riverview and a third degree member of Chapter 9270 of Knights of Columbus
Gerard is survived by daughters, Phyllis Pirt (Perry Hogan) of Turtle Creek, Claire of Baddeck, N.S.; sons, Paul (Julie White) of Charlottetown and Roger of Dartmouth, N.S. and three grandchildren, Dayna, Noelle and Emily; a brother, Arthur; sisters, Mena Yurchesyn, Anna Mae (Art) Stone, Ethel Gillis, Delores Gariepy, Yvonne MacKinnon (Robert), Alvina Berthier (Alex), Katherine Morrison (Wayne) and Elaine Roach (Emile).
He was predeceased by his wife, Agnes ‘Dollie’ and a sister, Lorraine MacDonald as well as brothers-in-law, Al Gariepy, John Yurchesyn, Greg Gillis and sister-in-law, Helen Pettipas.
The family will be receiving friends and relatives at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview, (869-2007) on Wednesday, March 23, from 7-9 p.m., with parish prayers taking place at 8:30 from the funeral home. The funeral mass will be celebrated from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 11 a.m., with Fr. Phil Mulligan officiating. The interment will take place a Fair Haven Cemetery.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Friends of the Moncton Hospital (Extra Mural, Driscoll Unit).
Online condolences can be made at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca.



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