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Gerard Deschamps
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Gerard "Gerry"
1928 - 2019
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Obituary for Gerard "Gerry" Deschamps

Gerard "Gerry"  Deschamps
DESCHAMPS, Gerard (Gerry)
June 17, 1924 - April 17, 2019

Peacefully at Dundas Manor on April 17, 2019, age 90 years. Gerard George Deschamps of Berwick. Beloved wife of 69 years to Rita (Godard). Loved father of Monique Rutley (Rick). Proud grandfather (pere) of Julia Ardern (Dan) and Matthew (Bethany).
Predeceased by sisters Laurette, Margo and brothers Rolland, Paul Emile, August and Marcel. To honor Gerry's wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held on Saturday May 25th at 11:30 a.m. at St. Bernard Cemetery, Finch. As expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at
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