Gerald Thomas Brown
February 20 1927 To September 11 2015
Gerry passed away peacefully during the night of September 10-11 2015 at Langley Memorial Hospital, his family’s love surrounding him as he left us. Dad was 88. He will be forever missed by his four sons, and their families Mark (Ellen), Gerry jr (Karen), Douglas (Erika), and Geoffrey. Grandchildren Jessica, Stacey, Mac, Katie, Trevor, Tanya, Christine, Matthew, Dustin, Erin, Garett, Twila, Great grandchildren Conner, Dylan, Catherine, and Jessica, many cousins, nieces, and nephews from around BC, his friends and former work partners.
Gerry was born in Burnaby, growing up there and in Langley at Sperling. He worked in the forestry sector, working on Vancouver Island, and BC mainland, at Hope, Jones Lake, and Aspen Grove. Gerry also worked on the pipelines that were being installed to the lower mainland during the 50’s later he became a realtor working in Fort Langley, Langley, Cloverdale, and White Rock areas. Gerry and Beverley met in Burnaby, and they were married in 1954.
They raised four boys in Port Kells. Gerry liked to fish and hunt with many trips to the Chilcotin, Gang Ranch areas. Gerry was involved with the Cloverdale minor hockey association as President from 1975 thru 1977. Dad retired around 1992, spending time at the farm, with trips to their Murphy lake property. At the time of his passing Dad was living at Harrison Point. Dad was predeceased by his wife Beverley in 2012.
There will be a family Funeral on Saturday September 19 at Fort Langley Cemetery at 11:00 am followed by a Celebration of life at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Langley 20786 Fraser Highway at 2:00 pm