Gerald (Gerry) Joseph O’Farrell

Gerald (Gerry) Joseph O'Farrell

It is with great sadness that Gerry’s family announces his passing on Saturday April 4, 2015 at the age of 69 years in Salmon Arm, BC.

Left to cherish Gerry’s memory is his loving family; wife Judy, son, Jon (Nicole), daughter, Colleen (Brandon) his beloved grandchildren; Kelsey, Jayden, Tyler, Jaxon and Beckett, brothers; Ed (Monika), Tim (Jennifer), Mike (Janet), sisters; Jackie (Rod), Judy (Clive), Leslie (Jim), many nieces and nephews. Gerry will missed by his best friend and brother-in-law Roger (Lynne) as well as many friends.

Gerry was born in Edmonton, AB to parents Edwin and Joyce, the family to Vancouver when he was 9.

Gerry pursued a career in sales working for various companies in BC. Through his hard work, dedication and commitment he and Judy were able to retire to Blind Bay BC, he enjoyed spending time with family, friends and the Shuswap Lake.

Donations in memory of Gerry may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Bastion Place Care Facility’s secure department and to our “Alpen Paradies Angel” Laura-Lee, for all the support and care.

Gerry will be forever loved and remembered by his family and friends.

A service celebrating Gerry’s life will take place on Tuesday April 14, 2015 at 12:00 noon at the Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, Blind Bay, BC with father George LaGrange officiating.

Online condolences may be sent through Gerry’s obituary at

Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, BC.

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