Passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his residence, Spruce Lodge, Stratford. Gerald was born 85 years ago in Waterloo County, a son of the late Roy Allen Becker and former Georgina Viola Bartholomew.
Gerald will be deeply missed by his wife Gloria (Earl) Becker whom he married in 1955. Loving father and grandfather of Robert and wife Nancy Becker and their children; Jamie, Josie and Justin and Wendy and husband Mark Nieman and their daughter Jessica and husband Mark Vinski. Cherished great-grandfather of Emilia May Vinski. He will be missed by his brothers Glen and Stan and by his sister Carol and Dave Croley and sister-in -law Audrey Becker as well as by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his brothers Charles Becker and Don Becker his sister Merle, sisters-in-law Shirley and Elaine and brothers-in-law Orval Hallman and Armand Musselman.
Gerald spent his years farming the farm where he and Gloria had lived.
The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Spruce Lodge for all their wonderful care, love and support over the last few years.
A come and go celebration of life will take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg from 12 – 3:00 p.m. A private family interment at Hampstead Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy donations to Alzheimer Society, Roseville United Brethren or Generations Community Church would be greatly appreciated (Cheques Accepted). Online codolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca