Gary Gehiere
1941 - 2020
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Gary Gehiere of Lucknow passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in his home on February 29, 2020 at the age of 77. He was the beloved husband of Winona (nee Purdy) for 57 years. Gary was born in Hespeler, Ontario on December 20, 1941 to the late Jesse Waumsley and Arsene Gehiere. Dear father of Robyn Larabee of Lucknow and Gary Gehiere (Petrina Burkhart) of California. Missed by his grandchildren West, Wilhelmina, and Volker. Survived by his sister Elaine McCallum of Palmerston and his brother Joe Gehiere of Montreal. A Private Celebration of Gary's Life will be held. Interment South Kinloss Cemetery. To learn more about Gary's journey please read his blog at Memorial information and condolences online at

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Published in Waterloo Region Record on Mar. 2, 2020.
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March 4, 2020
We offer our sympathies on the loss of Gary.
We have appreciated his advice,input and wisdom to us over the years.He was always so good with my MANY questions ,he was very helpful in helping us purchase our business. We will miss him.
Winona I appreciated how much you helped him with his clients,how you came to our house to be his voice,your love and dedication was very admirable.We will continue to pray for you and your family as you grieve the loss of an amazing man.
Love Willard and Shirley Martin
March 3, 2020

Winona, I'm so sorry to hear that Gary died. I have such fond memories of our times together in years past.
Thinking of you and you are in my prayers.
Big Hug, Pat Bender.
Pat Bender
March 2, 2020
Appreciated Gary's help and fellowship at Christian Horizons, circa, 1986 - 1999 and later with the Christian Horizons Foundation.
My condolences to all.
Rev. J. Allan Shantz. March 2, 2020
March 2, 2020
Winona, we are sorry for your loss of Gary. By reading his blog, be proud of his life well lived, well done faithful servant. Cliff and Betty Dettwiler
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