Gerald Lawrence Pickle
The death occurred at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Friday, November 3, 2017, with his family by his side, of Gerald Lawrence Pickle, of Summerside, and formerly of Tignish, age 75 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary Frances (nee McRae) Pickle. Born in WIndsor, Ontario, on February 16, 1942, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Dorothy (nee Slote) Pickle.
Loving father to Alison (Kevin) O'Handley of Beaverbank, N.S., and Jason (Sarah) Pickle of Summerside. Cherished grandfather to Keegan, Alex, Brooklyn, Brycen and Geri. Dear brother to Murray (Betty), Jim (Marie), Richard, Doug, Ken (Sue), Robert (Robin) and Leona (Jack) Shanahan. He is also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Ivan McRae of Tignish, Gerald (Cecilia) McRae of New Glasgow, N.S., Elmer (Sandra) of Halifax, Earl McRae of Tignish, Ernest McRae of Tignish, Anne (David) MacIsaac of Springhill, Donna (Greg) Grant of Tyne Valley, Annette of Tyne Valley, and Nowell McRae of Judes Point.
He was predeceased by a brother, Gordon, brother-in-law, Roy McRae, and mother and father-in- law, Edward and Stella (Bernard) McRae.
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel, Alberton. Visiting hours Monday 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Tuesday morning from St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish for funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Brendon Gallant, Celebrant. Interment in the church cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorials to St. Simon and St. Jude Cemetery Fund or to the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, would be gratefully appreciated.
The Rev. M. J. Rooney Council # 7791, of the Knights of Columbus will hold prayers for departed brother Monday evening at 5:45 p.m.