Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2022
Gerry's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Gerald Howard Sharples (Gerry)
Peacefully passed away in hospital on 22nd July 2022, Gerry aged 90 years of Accrington. The loving husband of the late Olwen, much loved father of Karen, dear father-in-law of Ryan, cherished grandad of Cora, Jake and Claudia and loved brother of David and the late Peter.
Gerry spent his working life at GEC where he was a well respected member of the working team, working his way up through the ranks to planning estimator. He was hands on and loved to spend time tinkering and making things from wood and, over the years, he has created the most amazing model trains and boats and he was a member of Blackburn and District Model Boat Club. At home, Gerry loved to carry out his latest DIY projects always keeping the family home in tip top condition. Most of all Gerry was a devoted family man who always looked forward to enjoying the company of his family.
Family flowers only please, donations are being received in his memory on behalf of Cancer Research. To make a donation please click the ‘Make A Donation’ button at the bottom of this page or send to the funeral directors.
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David & Marjorie Sharples