Canepa, Gerald Leon 10/14/1944 to 03/18/2013 Gerry, Our beloved Uncle and friend to many was suddenly taken from us on March 18, 2013. Gerry was the youngest of two sons born to Fred P Canepa Sr. & Dorothy H Canepa of Reno, Nevada. Gerry grew up in Reno, working the family dairy ranch. He graduated from Reno High School, and attended The University of Nevada Reno. Gerry then joined the Air Force where he become a computer programmer, stationed in Japan and Texas. Gerry made Dallas home for over 40 years. Gerry recently retired from Dallas Independent School District after 31 years as a computer programmer. Gerry has left us forever memories of his smile, kind heart, love for cycling around White Rock Lake, his love for his dog Buddy, gourmet cooking, his beautiful roses, driving his red 2012 convertible Camaro, and the special moments shared with family, close friends, and neighbors throughout the years. Gerry is extremely missed, however we take comfort he is now with his beloved dad, mom and brother Fred P Canepa Jr. We shall meet again uncle! Your loving nieces, Tammy and Traci; great niece and nephews, Patrice, Chris, Kirk, Keiffer, and Wesley; great- great niece and nephews, Esmeralda, A.J. and Angel. In honor of Gerry, A celebration of life will be held at White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas, on Dreyfus Hill, Sunday April 28th, at 1:PM.
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Published in Dallas Morning News from Apr. 7 to Apr. 10, 2013