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TURCOTTE, John Gerald "Gerry"
Peacefully, in Hospital, Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Ernestine "Tina" (nee Lambert). Loving father of Raymond, Andrew (Tawna), Gordon (Christine), John and George. Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Desmond, Cameron, Devery, Tianna, Alyssa, Austin and Shaun. Dear brother of Jim (Adeline), Ron (Patricia) and Elaine. Friends may pay respects at the
Kelly Funeral Home, Kanata Chapel
580 Eagleson Road, Kanata, ON, K2M 1H4
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Wednesday to St. Michael's Church, Corkery for Mass of Christian Funeral at 2 p.m. Gifts in memory of Gerry can be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada to support Brain Tumour Research Studentships , 620 Colborne St., Suite 301, London ON N6B 3R9 or Condolences and Sharing Memories may be made at

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Published in Ottawa Citizen from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13, 2014.
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October 20, 2014
We have such wonderful memories of you and Gerry and Dartmouth. Bob & I have shared many stories since we read of Gerry's passing. We were very fortunate to have been able to share so many fun times 'when we were young'. Our love and prayers to you and your family.
Ann Stewart
October 17, 2014
It was in 1977 in St. Martin de Porres Church's basement when I met Jerry and Tina and spent 5 yrs growing in the Lord every Wednesday night prayer meetings. Jerry was a leader in that prayer group and he inspired so many to know and love our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Thank you for the memories Jerry until we meet again in the presence of Our Lord. Bless you Tina and all your wonderful family.

Serafina Bueti
October 15, 2014
To the Family

We have not met but I was a colleague of Gerry at Industry Canada. He was a man of great integrity and courage whose views were highly valued. He was a leader in developing an employee focused culture and an inspiration to many young public servants.

Gerry made Industry Canada a better place to work and serve the public.
John Banigan
October 15, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. Sincere sympathy to you Tina, and your family, he will be missed. God Bless
Ken & Madeleine Purdy
October 14, 2014
Dear Tina and family,
My sincere condolences. I understand your grief but rest assured that I am praying for you and the family. This is not the end but simply the joy of a new beginning, since the faith we all share will reunite us again in our saviour.
Love in Christ,
Bob Viau
October 14, 2014
Gerry's vision and inspiration contributed immeasurably to the growth and prosperity of the technology industry in Ottawa. More importantly, he was a true gentlemen with the highest integrity and personal values. Ottawa has lost a great leader and human being. He will be sadly missed. My deepest condolences to all his family.
Ron Connelly
October 14, 2014
Mrs. Turcotte, Ron and Turcotte family
Our sincere condolences on your loss. God bless you and your family as you celebrate his life with happy memories.
Jim & Marilyn Murphy
October 13, 2014
My sympathy to the Turcotte family, Gerry will be missed.
John Grefford
October 13, 2014
As a parishioner at St Michael's, We can say, his voice will be missed. God Bless, The Bain Family
October 13, 2014
We offer our sincere condolences to all Gerry's family at this difficult time. He was a man with tremendous presence and strong faith. He was among the first to make our family feel welcomed to our new parish and we were always glad to chat with him on Sunday mornings. We will miss him but take solace knowing he is at peace with our Lord.
Greg & Paula Place
October 13, 2014
As the current CEO of what was OCRI, I often turned to Gerry for guidance and he was always so generous with his time. Thanks Gerry.
Bruce Lazenby
October 13, 2014
To Gerry's Siblings (Jim,Ron and Elaine)and Your Families
We all have some great many memories of Gerry and of you all. You are in our prayers at this very difficult time.
Love The Lafleur Family
Nicole Lance
October 13, 2014
Jim, Adeline and Family,
So sorry on the lost of your loved one.
Sending to all of you our support, strenght and love during this very difficult time.
Kyle, Sam and Braiden
Randy, Nicole Lance
October 13, 2014
Tina and the Boys,
our sincere sympathy on the lost of your loved one. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. You are in our daily prayers.
From all of the Lafleur Family -Otter Lake, Quebec
Nicole Lance
October 12, 2014
Dear Turcotte family: My prayers are with you at this time. Gerry was a terrific man. I was privileged to serve on the CHRI board with him for several years, and appreciated the positive way he approached that work and life in general. May the Lord bless you all.
Gord Walford
October 12, 2014
We have lost that rare individual - a man of enormous energy and intelligence which was focused on his professional work his family and serving his Lord. Our heartfelt condolences to Tina and the "boys " . Nancy and Ted
Ted and Nancy Penton
October 12, 2014
My condolences to the Turcotte family. Although not known personnally by Mr. Turcotte, he was a bright voice in our small parish community. I often admired his devotion during mass as well as his never fail singing while swaying at mass. God bless him for our lives that he touched unknowingly. God bless you his family. Peace be with you all.
Bernadette Robinson
October 11, 2014
Our deepest sympathy & condolences to the Turcotte Family on your loss..
Colleen, Lee & Linda Wilson
October 11, 2014
Our sincere condolences to you Ron,Pat and the rest of the family. - Dave & Pierrette Schuett
October 11, 2014
Our most sincere condolences to you Ron And pat and all the rest of the family. God be with you all....
Ed & Denise St-JEAN
October 11, 2014
Dear Tina and Family,
As a long-time friend of the Turcotte family, Rita and I are very saddened by your loss. Our sincerest heartfelt condolences go out to you, and we hope you remain strong. Sincerely,
Rita and John Flood
John Flood
October 11, 2014
My condolances and sympathy goes to the Turcotte family on Gerry's passing. He was a vibrant and personable gentleman, he will be sorely missed by everyone that knew him.
John van Waard
October 11, 2014
To Tina and your whole family, Please receive my heartfelt condolences and be assured of my prayers. Gerry was a wonderful encourager to me and many others.
Bob Du Broy
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