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Gerard Pierre Chiasson

1964-2020

Gerard Pierre Chiasson

Chiasson, Gerard Pierre, age 56, of Pomquet passed away on November 5, 2020 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.

Born in Antigonish he was the son of Flora (Mason) Chiasson and the late John Chiasson.

Gerard was a proud and loving husband, father and papa. Although he seemed reserved, he enjoyed life deeply, finding his greatest joys in his family, never afraid to take his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews on adventures four wheeling, fishing or doing the "Dukes" up to the camp.  All well documented in the family home videos! He was an amazing provider, and spent many years caring for not only his wife and children, but his parents as well.   During his journey with Cancer, he was strengthened and uplifted up by the outpouring of your prayers, care and love.  Because of this support, the cancer seemed to give to Gerard, instead of taking from him. His family gained precious quality time with him; in many ways, the best days of their lives.

Prior to his illness he worked with Sobeys for thirty-eight years. In that time he went from stocking shelves to managing to administration and he was very close to his Sobeys family.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife of 36 years, Angela (Teasdale); children: Ryan (Jacinta), Pomquet; Johnney, South Lochaber; daughter, Allison, Pomquet; grandchildren: Leah, Lorne and Ellie; brothers. Wade (Corinne) Chiasson, Saulnierville and Danny (Cathy) Mason, Trenton Ontario; sister, Elaine Sangster, Pomquet;  father and mother in law, Charlie and Julia Teasdale.  He will also be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews and his Teasdale family.

Visitation in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Sunday, November 22 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  A funeral mass will be celebrated in Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet on November 23 at 11am with Reverend Andrew Gillies presiding.  Covid rules will apply. Burial following in the parish cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Society.  Online condolences:  www.clcurry.com.

PUBLIC VISITATION PROTOCOLS

All visitors are advised to bring a mask when attending a visitation at our funeral home.  There are markings on the floor which indicate six-foot distances as well as markings that indicate 6 feet from the family.  It is important that you respect those markings, and physical contact with the family is to be avoided at all times.  The province's social distancing guidelines can be found here.

At the direction of the Province of Nova Scotia, we will not be handling Mass or donation money, though cards can be made available for you.  You will be asked to provide your name and phone number for the purposes of tracing should a case of COVID-19 be reported.

Anyone who is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or who could be considered high-risk of contracting the coronavirus should avoid attending the visitation and funeral.  The list of COVID-19 symptoms can be found here.

We thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.

 

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Service Date
Monday, November 23, 2020
Service Location
Ste. Croix Church, Pomquet, NS

Visitation
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS

Burial Date
November 23, 2020
Burial Location
Ste. Croix Cemetery, Pomquet, NS

Requested Charity
Antigonish Town and County Palliative Care Society