Obituary of Gerald Arthur Maxwell
Gerald A. (Chopper) Maxwell of Saint John, N.B. passed away peacefully at the Saint John Regional Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday January 26, 2021. Husband for 52 years to Donna L. Maxwell (MacFarlane). Gerry was born in Saint John on September 1, 1945 to the late Byron and Constance (Carvell) Maxwell.
Gerry is survived by his wife Donna, daughters, Becky Nearing (Chuck), of Oakfield, N.S., Wendy Cusack (John), of Saint John, N.B., grandchildren, Justin and Jessica Nearing, of Oakfield, N.S., Sarah Cusack of Fredericton, N.B., Erin and Kate of Saint John. He also leaves behind his sister- in law Beverly Bentley (Wayne) of Chandler, Arizona, his brothers, Wayne (Donna) Maxwell of Dartmouth, N.S. and James (Claudette) Maxwell, of Saint John, N.B., also several nieces and nephews.
Gerry was employed for several years with Saint John Transit before retiring. He was a member of ATU, Saint John Salvage Corp and Fire Police and Grand Bay volunteer Fire Dept. (Photographer).His greatest love was his grandchildren, Photography and his red Canoe. He enjoyed 30 yrs of Sat. Breakfast at Tops with the Bus Boys. In his younger years he enjoyed softball and hockey (Senior). He was a strong Montreal Canadian fan and Boston Red Sox.
We would like to thank the following for Gerry’s wonderful care. Dr. Scott Bagnell, Dr. Gray, Dr. Campbell and the Oncology Dept. Dr. Corless and Dr. Love and the Pain Management team, and Palliative Care Staff and Extra Mural.
Castle “Fallsview” Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave. Saint John (634 1701) have been entrusted with the arrangements. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with a Memorial Service to follow. For those who wish remembrances can be made to Bladder Cancer Canada. Online condolences can be made at www. Castlefh.ca
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