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BRINSTON, Gerald Gordon


gerald brinston

MARCH 17, 1953 – JULY 24, 2022

Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Gerald passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2022 at the age of 69, surrounded by love, after a courageous battle with cancer fought with dignity and humour.

Loving husband and best friend of Madonna (nee Buckle), together sharing 49 years of marriage. Cherished father of Kelly Bartlett (Matt) and Jamie Ontiveros (Jon Ingi). Extremely proud Grandfather of Nicole Goad, Ryan Goad, Jake Bartlett, Anita Ontiveros, Sammi Ontiveros, Benni Ontiveros and Oli Ontiveros and Great-Grandfather of Rosalie Huynh. Gerald is also survived by his father, Richard Brinston, brother Harvey Brinston (Ann) and sisters Edie Gillis (Dominic) and Kathy Leroy (Yve). He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and many many friends in Ontario and in Newfoundland.

Gerald is predeceased by his mother, Muriel Brinston (nee Miles) and his granddaughter, Brooke.

Gerald enjoyed life, his family, music, the outdoors and a cold beer and he will be greatly missed.

Friends are invited to a celebration of life at the Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge, on Friday July 29 from 5-8pm.

As a tribute to Gerald, in lieu of flowers, consider making an appointment to give blood – it is vital to those fighting cancer. Memorial donations would also be appreciated in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.