November 10, 1946 - October 19, 2017
Service Date: October 28, 2017
Church St. Martin de Porres
Gerald R. “Gerry” Nixon
BSC, MSC Organic Chemistry
It is with profound sadness that we must announce with broken hearts the unexpected and sudden death of Gerald R. “Gerry” Nixon on Thursday, October 19th, 2017. Beloved husband of Charlene (nee McNeil). Cherished father of Charles (Cheri) and Stephen (Crystal). Wonderful and proud Granddad of Kayla, Hannah and Adam. Survived and dearly missed by his mother Mildred Nixon (the late Donald E. Nixon) and his siblings, Joan Fotis (Andy), Paula Larusic (Mike) and Douglas Nixon (June). Gerry is a long-time and involved member of St Martin de Porres Parish, Nepean. Graduated from Mount Allison in 1968, he worked for Health Protection Brand in Halifax and Vancouver. He then joined CFIA in 1999, Ottawa until retirement in 2006. Gerry loved his garden, especially his roses. He enjoyed travelling to places such as Florida, St. Lucia, Hawaii, Greece and their annual trip to the Maritimes to visit family and friends. A Mass will be held at St Martin de Porres Church, 3891 Old Richmond Rd, Nepean on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shepherds of Good Hope, Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.