Johan Gerth

Obituary of Johan Gerth

Peacefully at Elgin Manor in St. Thomas on August, 28, 2019, John Gerth in his 96th year. Beloved husband of Mary for 70 years. Loving father of Josephina (the late Bill) Marshall, Henry (Brenda), the late Bill (Vicki), Anna (Jim) MacDonald and Mary-Linda (Craig) Jackson. Proud Opa of Nicole (Andy), David (Cary), John (Samantha), Sjaan (Genny), Kristyn (Mark), Christopher( Hanna), Katelyn (Chris), Jessica (Shemer), Rebecca (Thurarshen) and nine great-grandchildren. He is survived by 8 siblings in Holland.

John always lived his life to the fullest. The love he felt for his wife Mary, family and friends was truly reflected on his face with his smile and the twinkle in his eye.

Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Monday, September 2nd from 1-4 o'clock. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Church, 377 Oakland Avenue, on Tuesday morning, September 3rd, at 11 o'clock with cremation to follow. Donations to Elgin Manor Dementia Care Unit or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.


Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, September 2, 2019
John T. Donohue Funeral Home
362 Waterloo Street
London, Ontario, Canada


11:00 am
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
St. Patrick's Church
377 Oakland Avenue
London, Ontario, Canada

Final Resting Place

St. Peter's Cemetery
806 Victoria Street
London, Ontario, Canada