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Robert Gordon Kerr February 17, 1936 - November 11, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Gordon Kerr, 83 years of age at the Brockville General Hospital on November 11, 2019. He is survived by his cherished wife of 65 years Marilyn Kerr (Serviss).  Loving father of Debra (Greg), Tammie Sorrell and Chris. Predeceased by his son Bob and his daughter Cindy Cochrane. Adored by his grandchildren Taylor, Grant (Chantal), Jessica (Ben), John, Erika (Damian), Amanda (Chris) and Devon. Predeceased by his granddaughter Dayna Gould, grandson Mitch Kerr and infant granddaughter Holly Kerr. Loved by his great-grandchildren Chelsea (Josh), Denisha (Curtis), Jordyn, Kholby, Kanyn, Catherine, Trevor, Taylor, Katie, Carson, Azra and Zenin. His great-great- grandchildren Macy and Milo. Predeceased by his parents Jean and Carson Kerr, sister Eleanor Tobin and infant brother John Kerr. Also survived by his brother-in-law John Tobin, Aunt Frances Thompson, several nieces, nephews and cousins. At Gordon’s request there will be no visitation. A private family funeral will be held. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain, (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made to www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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At Gordon’s request there will be no visitation. A private family funeral will be held. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain, (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made to www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

 

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    Pat/George Grant says

    Marilyn and family
    Thinking of you
    We lost mother this year(May 1) as well- she was 96
    May Gord rest in peace
    Pat/George Grant
    Spencerville

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    Al & Elaine Freeland says

    Marilyn and family,
    Our sincere condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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      Lorna & Gerry Boyce says

      Our sympathy to you and your family Marilyn !

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        Walter and Pat McShane says

        Our Sympathy to you and the family Marilyn!

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    Elizabeth Dillabaugh says

    Sincere sympathy to Marilyn and all of the family. First met Gord many years ago when Marilyn was my hairdresser. Always a smile and usually a witty comment. Take care Marilyn.🙏🙏

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    Don & Lynne Levere says

    Marilyn-
    Thinking of you and your family.
    Sincere condolences
    Don & Lynne Levere

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    Terri Bouck says

    So sorry for your loss Erika. Your Grandfather was a lovely man. Cherish every memory.

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      Sue (Lafontaine) Goyette says

      Dear Marilyn & Family, thinking of you at this difficult time, RIP GORDY!

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    Donna Williams says

    Our thoughts are with you, Marilyn, and your family. We will miss the visits in Wal Mart and Giant Tiger.

    Bill & Donna

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    Sharyn Summers says

    Marilyn and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

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    Carolyn Sorrell. says

    My sincere condolences Marilyn and Family.

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    Lorna Boyd says

    Marilyn & family ,
    So very sorry to hear of Gordon’s passing . Thinking of you all in your time of sorrow .
    Deepest sympathy,
    Lorna Boyd
    April & Derek Van Schie

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    Grace Stobo says

    Marilyn & Family, so sorry to learn that Gordon has passed away. I enjoyed our chats when I saw him and will cherish those memories, Deepest sympathy Grace Stobo.

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    Suzanne Thompson says

    Sorry to hear of Gord’s passing. Our sympathy goes out to you and your family. Always remember both of you two from the days of getting my hair cut. He always had a joke to make us laugh. We will be thinking of you.

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    Don & Joan Findlay says

    Our sympathy to you and your family Marilyn.

    Don & Joan Findlay

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    Steve & Donna Sorrell says

    Marilyn & Family – Our sincere condolences to all. Rest in peace Gord.

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    Tuck and Nancy Farmer and Doreen Kirkwood says

    Marilyn and Family… We are soooo sorry to hear of Gordon’s passing…. we have many fond memories of fun times down on Tuttle point! We frequently saw you and Gordie meandering through Walmart… catching up on family news… may previous memories live forever in your hearts!

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    Jill Lane says

    Sincere condolences to Marilyn and the entire Kerr family.
    Gord was always having a good laugh.
    Many fond memories of times with your family.

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    Marie-France Lanois says

    My sincere condolences to the family. Rest in peace Gordon

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    Jennifer Skelton says

    Mrs. Kerr, Debbie,Tammie & Chris & families,
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of Mr. Kerr. You’re all in my prayers and thoughts.
    Most Sincerely Jennifer Skelton

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    Greg/Marlene Casselman says

    Chris & family, our heartfelt condolences. May your cherished memories help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

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    Heather Saunders says

    Marilyn and family, I was saddened to read of Gord’s passing. I have fond memories of him puttering around and chatting with us while you cut my hair. It seems like yesterday. Sending you and yours my sincere sympathy.

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    Bob & Cheryl Mussell says

    Brockville lost a great piece of down home!!! Every time our paths crossed, my heart was warmed & flooded with wonderful memories of raising a pony in our basement!!! What little girl doesn’t want a pony!!! Thanks to you folks that childhood fantasy came to life for our family! Our deepest sympathy to you Marilyn & your family, our hearts were very sad to hear about Gordie’s passing. Keeping all of you very close in thought!!!

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    Ted Baker says

    Our thoughts and sincerest condolences are with you and your family. We are sorry for your loss.

    Rigtje (Carl) and Ted Baker

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    Marie Havekes says

    Marilyn,
    Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    It is sad that one passes and so many childhood memories come to mind. Your family is fondly remembered by our family.
    Dien, Bill & Marie Havekes

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    Doris Holmes says

    My sympathy, Marilyn to you and your family. I have many memories of our friendship at Winchester high and our piano duets with Miss Walker.
    Your (old) Friend,
    Doris (McRoberts) Holmes

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    Judy Morris says

    I’m so sorry for your loss Marilyn. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

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    Marguerite MacDonald says

    Chris and Debra, from your Metro family our condolences to you and your family!!

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    Janet Levere says

    Marilyn,
    My sympathies to you and your family.
    Janet Levere

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