Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Cawthra Gardens Long Term Care Residence on Monday, August 1, 2022 at the age of 89.
Gerry was the son of James Patrick McCaffrey and Emily McMahon of Glasgow, Scotland.
Beloved husband of JoAnne O’Gorman for 39 years. Gerry was also predeceased by his first wife Bernadette Sheridan in 1979. He leaves behind his sister Patricia, husband Bernard (both deceased), brother John (Joan, deceased), sister Fran (Larry) and infant brother Peter Basil (deceased). Gerry also leaves behind his special first cousin Ed McMahon (Rosemary, deceased).
Gerry schooled at Holy Rosary Elementary and St. Michael’s High School, the original school in downtown Toronto. His life’s work was in sales, leading him to becoming co-owner, Vice President of Promotional Packaging, in Mississauga. He will be greatly missed by his children Richard, deceased (Allison), Christine and James (Claudia) with grandchildren Colin, Sean, Cody, Evan and Lauren. Gerry will also be remembered fondly by his many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends and family may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy 10 N. of Q.E.W) on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church, 625 Atwater Avenue, Mississauga, on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 11 a.m., with reception to follow at the Turner & Porter “Peel” Chapel.
We would like to thank all the support workers who cared for Gerry over the years. For those who wish, donate to the Alzheimer’s Society of Halton Peel or any charity of your choice. Many thanks to Cawthra Gardens Long Term Care Residence.