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In Memory of Garry Morley Edwards

Garry passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Friday, December 15th at the age of 71.

Garry is survived by his wife Jacinthe, his daughter Jody (Dave Clarke), his son Shaun (Chrissy) and his grandchildren, Payton, Lyam, Aiden, Wyatt and Audrey. Predeceased by his parents Eugene and Jeannine Edwards (nee Lachance) and his brother Bryan. Also remembered by his brother Danny (Sally Andrews) and sister Sandie (Lindsay Rivard) and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Garry was retired from the House of Commons and also served as a Municipal Councillor for the City of Clarence-Rockland from 2006 – 2014 representing the ward of Bourget, ON. Garry was well known as a dedicated volunteer in his community.

Friends are welcome to join the family for a celebration of life on Wednesday, December 27th from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at the Heritage Funeral Complex, 1250 Trim Rd. Orleans, ON.

Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation in memory of Garry.

Online condolences may be shared at www.heritagefh.ca

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À vous, Jacinthe, Jody et Shaun, toutes nos sympathies. Nous n’oublierons jamais tout ce que Garry a fait pour nous lors de la construction de notre nouvelle maison. Les conseils et le travail minutieux de Garry nous permet d’apprécier encore aujourd’hui notre chez-nous. Bon voyage Garry, il est temps pour toi de te reposer. Line et Jacques Robillard

Our sincere condolences to his family during this difficult time. We will remember and cherish all the good memories with Garry. May he rest in peace. Our thoughts are with you all xo xo

Nos plus sincères condoléances à vous tous. Nous gardons de très bons souvenirs de Garry.
Denis et Jacynthe Ethier et famille p

Dear Jacinthe and the Edward Family.
I am so sorry for your loss. I was nit aware that Garry was sick so this us quit the surprise to hear about his passing. sending my condolences to all.

I worked many years with Garry and have some great memories. To you Jacinthe and the family my sincere condolences. May you rest in peace, Garry.

Such a great loss! My sympathies to all of the family. Will always have fond memories of this great person, always got along with him. good laughs! Will always remember him. RIP and keep on smiling. Love u 😘

Nos sincères sympathies à toi, Jacinthe ainsi qu’à toute la famille. Nos pensées sont avec toi durant ces moments difficiles.

Nos plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille. Nous pensons à vous en ces moments difficiles.

Mes sincères condoléances à tout la famille. J’ai eu la chance de travailler avec Garry et je garde de très bon souvenir.

Nos plus sinceres condoléances a la famille. Garry m a toujours impressionné par son dévouement pour sa communauté en tant que bénévole et homme politique! RIP
Sylvie et Jacques Drouin

Toute mes sympathie a la famille
My sympathy to all the family
Garry was a great husband father and a wonderful Man cheers Garry may you rest in peace.

Sandie and family,

Garry’s happiest moments were being surrounded by his family at 460 St Laurent.
He will be missed and never forgotten.
My sincere sympathies.
Carole Campbell

Mes sincères condoléances Jacinthe, Jody, Shaun et toute votre famille. Je garde un beau souvenir de Garry. Mes pensées sont avec vous en ces moments difficiles.

À Shaun, Jody, Jacinthe et la famille Edwards mes plus sincères condoléances. Je ne pourrai jamais oublié cette belle amitié que nous partagions depuis plus de 40 ans. I will miss you Garry, repose en paix🥰

Nos plus sincères sympathies Jacinthe, Jody, Shaun et à toute votre famille. Nos pensées et nos prières sont avec vous dans ces moments difficiles.

Again my deepest sympathies Jace, Jody and Shawn , Payton, Liam , Wyatt, Aiden and Audrey . I have great memories of Gary , the partying, the good meals together , the visits etc… RIP dear Bro in Law, u will be missed by all !! Johnny V also sending his message of sympathies to all of you .

sending love and support in this a very difficult time. we are here if you need anything.
Renay, Christopher and Family.

Le Comité de loisirs de Bourget offrent ses plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille Edwards. Garry fut un bénévole assidu au sein du comité et du Centre communautaire de Bourget. Ce qu’il a apporté pendant toutes ces années ne sera jamais oublié.

“Quand une âme s’est éteinte en ce bas monde c’est qu’elle brille dans un autre fait de beauté et de paix…”

Nos pensées sont avec toi Jacinthe, Jody et Shawn!

Chère Jacinthe et ta famille,

Je suis tellement désolée d’apprendre que notre cher Gary nous a quitté. On a passé tellement de bonnes années au conseil municipal et partager quelques repas ensemble à l’occasion , Il me faisait toujours rire avec son bon sens d’humour, Quel plaisir d’être en sa compagnie, Je pense à vous en cette période si diificile. Bon courage, bisous Greg et Francine

Jacinthe, Jody et Shan, j’aimerais vous offrir mes sincères condoléances. Mes pensées sont avec vous pendant cette période difficile.

my name is Ese Patra Edegbe I am the personal support worker (PSW) from cbi home health that was taken care of Mr Edward Garry at st Laurent rd.
l am writing with tears drop because apart from the last time I went to see him at the general hospital I never saw him again. I was heartbreaking 💔 when I had about his death may soul RIP Amen 🙏 he was a very jovial man.

l am the personal support worker (PSW) from cbi home health that was taken care of Mr Edward Garry at st Laurent rd, apart from the last time I went to see him at the general hospital I never saw him again, I was heartbreaking when I had about his death 💔 may soul RIP Amen 🙏. he was very jovial and friendly.

To the unwavering anchor in life’s choppy waters,your support is a lighthouse guiding me through storms. You’re the hand that steadies,the voice that reassures – a friend whose unwavering presence is a testament to true loyalty. In every challenge, you stand tall, a testament to the power of friendship. Garry he will always be in my heart. A friend indeed with a good heart and supportive one. My condolences to the family

I am the personal support worker from CBI home health to Mr Edward Garry. I really miss him he was a very jovial and nice person may his soul RIP Amen 🙏.
I was really health broken 💔 when I had about his death.

Nos sincères condoléances a Jacinthe et toutes la famille. Nos pensées et prières sont avec vous en ce moment difficile.

To the Edwards Family,

So sorry for your loss. I remember Garry growing up on Borthwick Avenue. He was a really nice guy and every Spring Garry was always the first one outside cooking steaks on the BBQ. Please accept my most heartfelt and sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time. Stay strong and God bless.

Ron Guerard

So sorry to hear this sad news. My deepest condolences to Danny, Sandie and your families for the loss of your brother, Garry. I always remember when at Rideau, Garry would wear his Rideau sweater with such pride, support all of our sports teams with his presence and take an active part in the school council. Instrumental in bringing our school closer together with his activities in the school along with his presence, kindness, humour and friendship. My memories of Garry are fond. We continued our relationship throughout our lives. I shall cherish forever his
friendship and our memories. RIP Garry.

Nos sincères condoléances à toi Jacinthe, Jodi and Shaun et la famille Edwards. Repose en paix et Qu’il veille sur vous.

Nos sincères condoléances Jacinthe,Jodi et Shawn. Repose en pain Gary et qu’il veille sur vous.

Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi Jacinthe, Judy et Shan.
Garry a été un politicien assidu au sein du Conseil de Ville de Clarence-Rockland. Je garde de trés bon souvenir de Garry comme politicien et ami. Nos pensées sont avec vous durant ces moments difficiles

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