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Gerald Barker

Gerald Barker

Born In: Newport Corner, Nova Scotia
Born: April 24th, 1931

Passed in: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: January 16th, 2017

Barker, Gerald Graham, 85, of Martock, Hants Co., passed away peacefully on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Hants Community Hospital, surrounded by his wife and family. Born on April 24, 1931, in Newport Corner, Hants Co., he was the son of the late Aubrey and Jessie (Myles) Barker. Gerald was involved in Forestry most of his life as a woodsman for 25 years, especially known for his firewood. He formerly worked for Burgess Farm Supplies, and later with Mike Oulton’s Farm. He was a former member of the Black Watch, Highlanders Regiment (1957-63). Gerald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather “Bampie” to his children and others. Gerald is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Glenna Maxine Baxter; his children, Valerie Rafuse, Windsor; Gordon (Donna), Ashland Road; Mary (Bill) Kennedy, Auburn; Wanda Moors, Toronto, Ont.; Clarence (Cindy), Redden Road; Ken (Jenny), Ashland Road; Darrell (Jen), Three Mile Plains; Sheryll (Tony), Three Mile Plains; Christopher Baxter, Beaver Bank; 12 grandchildren, Melanie (Scott), Geoffrey, Samantha, Sherry (Ian), Michelle (Allan), Melissa (Mark), Brian (Jessica), Sara (Sheldon), Amber (Christopher), Alex (Carly), Tara, and Kandace; 17 great-grandchildren, Connor, Brandon, Bailey, Riley, Sarah, Michelle, James, Tyler, Emma, Allie, Dawson, Kennedi, Mason, Hudson, Wesley, Bowdrie, and Dakota; numerous nieces and nephews. Gerald was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been predeceased by parents; grandson, Trevor Barker; son-in-law, Mike Rafuse; brothers, Oscar, Howard, Wesley, Aubrey, and Everett; sisters, Geraldine Parker, Mary Foley, Myrtle Foley-Lynch, Mable Barker. Visitation was 6-9 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017, in Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home (902-798-2232), 194 King Street, P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, B0N 2T0. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, in Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. E. E. Hill officiated, followed by a reception in Lindsay’s Windsor Funeral Home. Interment was held in the Ste. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix. Donations in memory of Gerald may be made to Palliative Care (Hants Community Hospital) or the Canadian Cancer Society. To add your condolences, click on “Contribute” at, www.lindsaysfuneralhome.com

 
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