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Frank Gerden


Frank Gerden
Frank, the loving husband of the late Phyllis Gerden, passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side on Saturday November 3, 2018 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 84. Beloved father to daughters Venette Gerden (Sean Purcell), and Joy (Shane Rusin). Dear brother of the late Joseph (Louise). Minka (late Ivan Korelc), Frances (late Frank Slacek), John (Mary), Tony (Kathy). Devoted Grandfather of Alex, Brianna, Autumn, Quinn, Gwendolyn and James. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews, his hunting buddies and all his friends. Frank will always be remembered for his strength, and love of family and nature. He was always willing to extend himself. Whether you were his family, friend, neighbour or stranger. He was there for you. If he wasn’t in his garden or tinkering in the garage, he was hunting or talking about hunting. Visitation will be held at Patrick J Darte Funeral Chapel, 39 Court Street, St. Catharines (905-685-6584) on Tuesday November 6, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 4p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 8:30pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street, St. Catharines (905-684-3964) on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at 10am. Rite of committal to follow in Victoria Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pathstone's Mental Health.
“ May we remember him fondly, knowing he will see us around the bush.”
Service Date
Saturday, November 10, 2018